season (v.) 8
preserve, keep
AW I.i.46 [Countess to Lafew, of tears] the best brine a maiden can season her praise in
RJ II.iii.68 [Friar to Romeo, of his tears over Rosaline] How much salt water thrown away in waste / To season love
TN I.i.31 [Valentine to Orsino, of Olivia's actions and tears] all this to season / A brother's dead love