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 for forbiddance
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Forbiddance \For*bid"dance\, n.
     The act of forbidding; prohibition; command or edict against
     a thing. [Obs.]
     [1913 Webster]
           How hast thou yield to transgress
           The strict forbiddance.                  --Milton.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: an official prohibition or edict against something [syn:
           ban, banning, forbiddance, forbidding]
      2: the action of prohibiting or inhibiting or forbidding (or an
         instance thereof); "they were restrained by a prohibition in
         their charter"; "a medical inhibition of alcoholic
         beverages"; "he ignored his parents' forbiddance" [syn:
         prohibition, inhibition, forbiddance]

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