put (v.) 1
force, make, compel
AW II.ii.1 [Countess to Clown] I shall now put you to the height of your breeding [i.e. make you show the best you can do]
MM I.i.5 [Duke to Escalus] I am put to know that your own science / Exceeds ... the lists of all advice / My strength can give you
Tem II.i.282 [Antonio to Sebastian, of conscience] If 'twere a kibe, / 'Twould put me to my slipper [i.e. make me wear my slippers]
Tit IV.ii.175 [Aaron to the baby] it is you that puts us to our shifts

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