record (n.) Old form(s): recorde
witness, confirmation
E3 I.i.32[Artois to King Edward] heaven I call to record of my vows [i.e. call as a witness]
R2 I.i.30[Bolingbroke to King Richard] heaven be the record to my speech!
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