assured (adj.) Old form(s): assur'd
betrothed, engaged
CE III.ii.149[Dromio of Syracuse to Antipholus of Syracuse, of the kitchen wench] this drudge or diviner ... swore I was assured to her
Cym I.vii.73.1[Iachimo to Innogen, reporting Posthumus] to think that man ... will's free hours languish for / Assured bondage? [or: sense 1]
KJ II.i.535[Austria to Lewis the Dauphin and Blanche, of kissing] I am well assured / That I did so when I was first assured [second instance]
SHAKESPEARE'S WORDS © 2018 DAVID CRYSTAL & BEN CRYSTAL