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They are as corruptly managed as those of the city government.

On emerging from them it is said to have been "cylindered," or, corruptly, "calendered."

The words euere-il del are corruptly repeated from line 1330 above.

The glaive of Justice should descend where erstwhile it had corruptly been stayed.

Ensign (corruptly written "ancient" during the sixteenth to eighteenth centuries).

The metropolis of the kingdom is called Bagou, corruptly called Pegu, which name is likewise given to the kingdom.

Baxter, in his "Glossary," says she is corruptly so called, and that her true name should be Andrasta.

Treste, the trefoil leaf, or clover-grass (corruptly called Clubs) alludes to the husbandmen and peasants.

Wait, corruptly Weight, now used only of a Christmas minstrel, was once a watchman.

From the middle of the eighteenth century Burma was ruled by the dynasty of Alaungpaya, corruptly called Alompra.

WORD ORIGIN

mid-14c., from Old French corropt "unhealthy, corrupt; uncouth" (of language), and directly from Latin corruptus, past participle of corrumpere "to destroy; spoil," figuratively "corrupt, seduce, bribe," from com-, intensive prefix (see com-), + rup-, past participle stem of rumpere "to break" (see rupture (n.)). Related: Corruptly; corruptness.

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