stale (n.) 2
dupe, sap, laughing-stock
3H6 III.iii.260 [Warwick alone, of Edward] Had he none else to make a stale but me?
CE II.i.101 [Adriana to Luciana, of her husband] Poor I am but his stale
MW II.iii.27 [Host to Caius, of Evans] Is he dead, bully stale? [also: urine]
Tit I.i.307 [Saturninus to Titus] Was none in Rome to make a stale / But Saturnine?
TS I.i.58 [Katherina to Baptista] is it your will / To make a stale of me amongst these mates? [also: prostitute]

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