, n. 1. The act of redressing; a making right; reformation; correction; amendment. [R.]
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Reformation of evil laws is commendable, but for us the more necessary is a speedy redress of ourselves.
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2. A setting right, as of wrong, injury, or opression; as, the redress of grievances; hence, relief; remedy; reparation; indemnification. Shak.
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A few may complain without reason; but there is occasion for redress when the cry is universal.
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3. One who, or that which, gives relief; a redresser.
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Fair majesty, the refuge and redress
Of those whom fate pursues and wants oppress.
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