dispatch, despatch (v.) Old form(s): dispatcht
deprive, dispossess
Ham I.v.75[Ghost to Hamlet] by a brother's hand / Of life, of crown, of queen at once dispatched
KL IV.v.12[Regan to Oswald, of Gloucester] Edmund, I think, is gone ... to dispatch / His nighted life
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