extent (n.)
[of politeness] extending, showing, exercise of behaviour
Ham II.ii.372[Hamlet to Rosencrantz and Guildenstern] my extent to the players, which I tell you must show fairly outwards
Tit IV.iv.3[Saturninus to all, of receiving Titus' arrows] for the extent / Of egall justice, used in such contempt
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