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 Recla’im (2 syl.).Rec’reant 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Recorded.
 
Death recorded means that the sentence of death is recorded or written by the recorder against the criminal, but not verbally pronounced by the judge. This is done when capital punishment is likely to be remitted. It is the verbal sentence of the judge that is the only sufficient warrant of an execution. The sovereign is now not consulted about any capital punishment.   1
 


 Recla’im (2 syl.).Rec’reant 

 
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