- (archaic) For the reason (that).
Etymology: Originally two words, corresponding to by + cause, modelled on Old French par cause.
- 1611: And God blessed the seventh day, and sanctified it: that in it he had rested from all his work which God created and made. " Genesis 2.iii (King James Bible)
- On account (of).
- I ruined my life of you!
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