Controlment
Controlment Con*trol"ment, n. 1. The power or act of controlling; the state of being restrained; control; restraint; regulation; superintendence. [1913 Webster]

You may do it without controlment. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

2. Opposition; resistance; hostility. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

Here have we war for war, and blood for blood, Controlment for controlment. --Shak. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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