reprobance

reprobance

(ˈrɛprəˌbəns)
n
an obsolete word for reprobacy
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I include in this group the close cognate "reprobance" which appears in Othello, 5.2.207.
Gratiano's imagination of Brabantio's "fall to reprobance" (5.2.207) appears in Othello, while the Provost in Measure for Measure calls the incorrigible prisoner Barnadine, a "reprobate" (4.3.74), one of only three usages in the canon.