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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Bribe \Bribe\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Bribed; p. pr. & vb. n. Bribing.] 1. To rob or steal. [Obs.] --Chaucer. [1913 Webster] 2. To give or promise a reward or consideration to (a judge, juror, legislator, voter, or other person in a position of trust) with a view to prevent the judgment or corrupt the conduct; to induce or influence by a bribe; to give a bribe to. [1913 Webster] Neither is he worthy who bribes a man to vote against his conscience. --F. W. Robertson. [1913 Webster] 3. To gain by a bribe; of induce as by a bribe. [1913 Webster]