break (v.) 8
crack, split, beat
1H4 III.i.231 [Lady Percy to Hotspur] Wouldst thou have thy head broken?
CE I.ii.79 [Antipholus of Syracuse to Dromio of Ephesus] I shall break that merry sconce of yours
CE II.ii.228 [Adriana to Dromio of Syracuse] let none enter, lest I break your pate
MW I.i.116 [Falstaff to Slender] I broke your head