cost (n.) 1
outlay, expense, expenditure
2H6 IV.vi.3 [Cade to all] of the city's cost, the Pissing Conduit run nothing but claret wine this first year of our reign
AC III.iv.37 [Antony to Octavia] Choose your own company, and command what cost / Your heart has mind to
AYL II.vii.76 [Jaques to Duke Senior] the city woman bears / The cost of princes on unworthy shoulders [i.e. she should not try to live like a princess]
AYL II.vii.80 [Jaques to Duke Senior] what is he of basest function, / That says his bravery is not on my cost [i.e. not bought at my expense]
H5 IV.iii.25 [King Henry to Westmorland] Nor care I who doth feed upon my cost
MA I.i.90 [Don Pedro to Leonato] The fashion of the world is to avoid cost, and you encounter it
MM I.iii.10 [Duke to Friar Thomas] I have ever ... held in idle price to haunt assemblies / Where youth and cost a witless bravery keeps
RJ IV.iv.6 [Capulet, possibly to Nurse or Lady Capulet] Look to the baked meats, good Angelica. / Spare not for cost

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