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- Archaic spelling of confederated; Simple past tense and past participle of confœderate.
- 1650 CE, The Code of 1650 or The Constitution, Or Civil Compact [of] the Towns of Windsor, Hartford, and Wethersfield ; reprinted in:
- 1850 CE, New Haven (Connecticut), The Code of 1650, Being a Compilation of the Earliest Laws and Orders of the General Court of Connecticut, S. Andrus and Son, page 99:
- […]provided notwithstanding, that this order shall bee accounted valid, and improved onely for the advantage of such as live within some of the confœderated colonyes, and where the verdicts in the courts of this colony, may receive reciprocall respect by a like order established by the Generall courte of that colonye.