conceit (n.) 3
understanding, intelligence, apprehension
2H4 II.iv.236 [Falstaff to Doll, of Poins] There's no more conceit in him than is in a mallet
AYL V.ii.51 [Rosalind as Ganymede to Orlando] I know you are a gentleman of good conceit
CE III.ii.34 [Antipholus of Syracuse to Luciana] Lay open to my earthy gross conceit ... / The folded meaning of your words' deceit
LLL V.ii.399 [Berowne to Rosaline] Cut me to pieces with thy keen conceit
MV I.i.92 [Gratiano to Antonio, of the way some men behave] With purpose to be dressed in an opinion / Of wisdom, gravity, profound conceit
PassP IV.9 [of Adonis and Cytherea] whether unripe years did want conceit ... / The tender nibbler would not touch the bait
PassP VIII.8 [Pilgrim] Spencer to me [is dear], whose deep conceit is such / As passing all conceit, needs no defence [second instance]
Per III.i.16 [Lychorida to Pericles, of Marina] if it had conceit [it] would die as I / Am like to do
Tim V.iv.77 [Alcibiades as if to Timon] rich conceit / Taught thee to make vast Neptune weep for aye
WT I.ii.224 [Leontes to Camillo] For thy conceit is soaking, will draw in / More than the common blocks

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