civil (adj.) Old form(s): ciuill
civic, public, city
2H4 IV.i.42[Westmorland to Archbishop] You ... / Whose see is by a civil peace maintained
2H6 I.i.193[Salisbury to York, of the Irish] bringing them to civil discipline
AC V.i.16[Caesar to all] The round world / Should have shook lions into civil streets
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