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1 Henry VI: captivate

From William Shakespeare’s Henry VI, part 1 (II: 3):

COUNTESS OF AUVERGNE:

But now the substance shall endure the like,
And I will chain these legs and arms of thine,
That hast by tyranny these many years
Wasted our country, slain our citizens
And sent our sons and husbands captivate.

captivate: past participle of captured, made prisoner

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