arbitrament, arbitrement (n.) Old form(s): arbiterment , arbitrement
deciding of a dispute, determination, settlement
Cym I.v.47[Frenchman to Posthumus] to be put to the arbitrement of swords
H5 IV.i.155[King Henry to Williams] if it come to the arbitrement of swords
KL IV.vii.94[Gentleman to disguised Kent] The arbitrament is like to be bloody
R3 V.iii.90[Derby to Richmond] put thy fortune to th' arbitrement / Of bloody strokes
TN III.iv.255[Fabian to Viola as Cesario, of Sir Andrew] I know the knight is incensed against you, even to a mortal arbitrement
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