blank charter, blank (n.) Old form(s): blanke , Blanke-charters, blankes
promisory document with the amount to pay left open
R2 I.iv.48[King Richard to Green, of his regents] Our substitutes at home shall have blank charters
R2 II.i.250[Willoughby to Northumberland and Ross] daily new exactions are devised, / As blanks, benevolences, and I wot not what
TC III.iii.231[Patroclus to Achilles] Omission to do what is necessary / Seals a commission to a blank of danger
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