Word of the Day: OCCISE

ETYMOLOGY
from Latin occīs-, past participial stem of occidere (to kill)

EXAMPLE
“…[ ] was vmquhile to vtheris done disprise
Witnes, Acteon quhome that je gart occise,
With his awin doggis quhair je him haistelie
Conuertit in ane Hart throw jour fantice
…”

From: Ane treatise callit the court of Venus 
– John Rolland, 1575

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