Definition of Bribed
1. Verb. (past of bribe) ¹
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Definition of Bribed
1. bribe [v] - See also: bribe
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bribed
bribed (current term)
brick by brick
Literary usage of Bribed
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Social life of the Chinese: With Some Account of Their Religious by Justus Doolittle (1866)
"Examiners often bribed.—Graduation of certain Persons frequently urged for ... Sometimes Written outside, and afterward by a bribed Clerk mingled among ..."
2. Rise and Fall of the Irish Nation. by Jonah Barrington (1848)
"... Earl of Belvidere most palpably bribed to change sides—His resolutions—Mr Knox and Mr. Crowe bribed—Mr. Usher bribed to secrecy—The corrupt agreement of ..."
3. "The System,": As Uncovered by the San Francisco Graft Prosecutionby Franklin Hichborn by Franklin Hichborn (1915)
"HOW THE SUPERVISORS WERE bribed. Thomas F. Lonergan, when elected to the Schmitz-Ruef Board of Supervisors, was a driver of a bakery wagon. ..."
4. Remains, Historical and Literary, Connected with the Palatine Counties of by Chetham Society (1846)
"2 Fenwick was not taken until June, Porter appeared against him; Goodman was successfully bribed not to be a witness ; hence the necessity for the Act of ..."
5. A Digest of the Law of Agency by William Bowstead (1898)
"RIGHTS OF PRINCIPAL WHERE AGENT bribed. Where an agent is induced by bribery to depart from his duty to his principal, the person who bribed the agent is ..."
6. Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte by [Louis Antoine Fauvelet] de Bourrienne (1846)
"Austria, bribed by England, refuses to ratify the Treaty of Peace—Rupture of ... But Austria, bribed by a subsidy of two millions sterling, would not treat ..."
7. The Complete Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott by Walter Scott (1900)
"... Red Murdoch, bribed to be his guide, Has charge to lead his steps aside, Till in deep path or dingle brown He light on those shall bring him ..."