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Search phrase: custody

Plays

 3 result(s).
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
The Comedy of ErrorsCE I.i.156Gaoler, take him to thy custody.Iaylor, take him to thy custodie.
The Comedy of ErrorsCE I.ii.61So great a charge from thine own custody?So great a charge from thine owne custodie.
OthelloOth III.iii.162Nor shall not, whilst 'tis in my custody.Nor shall not, whil'st 'tis in my custodie.

Glossary

 15 result(s).
commitsend to jail, put in custody, imprison
courtcare, custody, minding
forthcomingin custody, awaiting trial
guardprotection, keeping, custody
handfastheld fast, in custody, under arrest
holdguard, custody, confinement
keepdetain, hold in custody, be guarded
keepkeeping, custody, care
overlookingguardianship, looking after, custody
provostofficer in charge of the arrest, custody, and punishment of prisoners
rescue[legal] forced removal from custody
revenuepossession, tenure, custody
safetysafe keeping, custody
upshut up, in prison, in custody
wardcustody, imprisonment

Thesaurus

 17 result(s).
custodycourt
custodyoverlooking
custodyward
custodyhold
custodyrevenue
custodykeep
custodyguard
custodysafety
custody, forced removal fromrescue
custody, hold inkeep
custody, inup
custody, inhandfast
custody, inforthcoming
custody, put incommit
forced removal from custodyrescue
hold in custodykeep
removal from custody, forcedrescue

Words Families

 1 result(s).
Word FamilyWord Family GroupWords
CUSTODYBASICcustody n
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