Bribe

Bribe

, v. i. 1. To commit robbery or theft. [Obs.]
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2. To give a bribe to a person; to pervert the judgment or corrupt the action of a person in a position of trust, by some gift or promise.
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An attempt to bribe, though unsuccessful, has been holden to be criminal, and the offender may be indicted.
Bouvier.
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The bard may supplicate, but cannot bribe.
Goldsmith.
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