(?), n. 1. Common boundary; border; limit; -- used chiefly in the plural.
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Events that came to pass within the confines of Judea.
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And now in little space
The confines met of empyrean heaven,
And of this world.
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On the confines of the city and the Temple.
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2. Apartment; place of restraint; prison. [Obs.]
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Confines, wards, and dungeons.
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The extravagant and erring spirit hies
To his confine.
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