detain (v.) Old form(s): detain'd , detaine
keep back, withhold, retain
CE II.i.107[Adriana to Luciana, of her husband] Would that alone a love he would detain / So he would keep fair quarter with his bed
KL I.ii.41[Edmund to Gloucester, of a letter] I shall offend either to detain or give it
R2 I.i.90[Bolingbroke to King Richard, of money given to Mowbray] The which he hath detained for lewd employments
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