Hereditaryship is, in this sense, as much an attaint upon principle, as an outrage upon society.
Hither he came, when attaint was lifted, late in those tottering years.
No man hath a virtue that he has not a glimpse of; nor any man an attaint, but he carries some stain of it.
attaint, a writ at common law against a jury for a false verdict, finally abolished in England in 1825.
The tender of a ship or of a locomotive is the attender, and taint is aphetic for attaint, Fr.
It resembles the process of reversing a verdict of twelve jurors by a verdict of twenty-four by the old writ of attaint.
Now Parliament was called on by the king himself to attaint his ministers and his Queens.
Need I caution thee to watch well that they bring our name into no disgrace or attaint?
Since all of the victims were dead, the attaint affected only their property.
Others of his following failed not in the "attaint," and horses and troopers floundered in the sand.