behalf (n.), especially: in behalf (of) Old form(s): behalfe
name, right, title
1H4 I.iii.47[Hotspur to King Henry, of a lord] He ... demanded / My prisoners in your majesty's behalf
R3 III.iv.19[Hastings to all, of Richard] in the Duke's behalf I'll give my voice
Tim III.i.18[Flaminius to Lucullus, of his mission] an empty box ... which, in my lord's behalf, I come to entreat your honour to supply
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