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privy

Law a person in privity with another

privy

An outhouse which serves as a toilet.
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However, Fanshawe then "privily" let it back to the Laystons for the term of their lives at no rent, as part of a secret agreement; he then sold the reversion of the property to one Oldshawe, who agreed to respect Alice's interests as long as she was alive.
For this reason these scenes should not be seen as privily supporting either party: rather.
THEN HEROD, when he had privily called the wise men, inquired of them diligently what time the star appeared.
For there must also be heresies among you" (I Corinthians 11.18-19); a litany of lusts of the flesh and spirit (Galatians 5.20 ends with "Heresies: " "False teachers among you who privily shall bring in damnable heresies" (II Peter 8.1).
In the image and after the likeness (115) of him who transforms himself into an angel of light, (116) having a form of godliness, but denying the power thereof, (117) they are adorned all around after the similitude of a temple, (118) that they may privily shoot at the upright in heart (119).
Various theft charges have been included in this analysis: stealing, stealing from a dwelling house, from bleaching grounds, from ships, stealing privily (which includes picking pockets and shoplifting), horse theft, sheep stealing, as well as burglary and housebreaking.
Feeling the need for circumspection, he writes some verses of love in disguised handwriting ('written in counterfeit') and 'privily lost' them where he knows she will find them (53).