attainder (n.) Old form(s): Attaindor , Attendure
accusation, allegation, denunciation
H8 II.i.41[First Gentleman to Second Gentleman] Kildare's attainder, / Then deputy of Ireland [F Attendure]
LLL I.i.155[Berowne to all, of their oaths] he that breaks them in the least degree / Stands in attainder of eternal shame
R2 IV.i.24[Aumerle to all, of Bagot] mine honour soiled / With the attainder of his slanderous lips
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