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The idea of retaliative measures was a product of the brain of Jeff Davis.

The most ancient punishment in English law was retaliative—membrum pro membro, but ultimately at common law fine and imprisonment.

WORD ORIGIN

1610s, from Latin retaliatus, past participle of retaliare "requite, retaliate" (see retaliation). Related: Retaliated; retaliating.

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