doom (v.) Old form(s): doombe , doom'd , doome
condemn, pronounce judgement against
Cor I.viii.6.1[Martius to Aufidius] Let the first budger die the other's slave, / And the gods doom him after
KJ IV.iii.39[Bigot to all, of Arthur's body] when he doomed this beauty to a grave
R3 III.iv.65[Hastings to Richard] The tender love I bear your grace ... / Makes me most forward in this princely presence / To doom th'offenders
Tit III.i.47[Titus to Lucius] tribunes with their tongues doom men to death
TNK V.i.156[Emilia praying to Diana] Of mine eyes / Were I to lose one, ... / I could doom neither
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