Word of the Day: ROBORATE

from Middle English roboraten, from Latin roboratus
past participle of roborare (to strengthen, confirm),
from robor-, robur (strength)

“…This pope roborate the sentence of excommunicacion ageyne Frederyke the emperoure…”

From: Ranulf Higden’s Polychronicon
Translated by John Trevisa, a1475

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