true (adj.) 4
honest, upright, law-abiding
1H4 I.ii.109 [Falstaff to Prince Hal, of Poins] This is the most omnipotent villain that ever cried 'Stand!' to a true man
1H4 II.ii.22 [Falstaff as if alone] as good a deed as drink to turn true man
1H4 II.ii.91 [Prince Hal to Poins] The thieves have bound the true men
1H4 II.iv.303 [Bardolph to Prince Hal, of the robbery] [Falstaff persuaded us to] tickle our noses with spear-grass, to make them bleed, and then to beslubber our garments with it, and swear it was the blood of true men
1H4 II.iv.486 [Prince Hal to all] Now, my masters, for a true face, and good conscience
3H6 I.iv.64 [York to and of his enemies] So true men yield, with robbers so o'ermatched
AC II.vi.97 [Menas to Enobarbus] All men's faces are true
Cym II.iii.70 [Cloten alone] 'tis gold / Which makes the true man killed
LLL I.i.299 [Costard to Berowne] Jaquenetta is a true girl
LLL IV.iii.185 [King to Berowne, of his attempted exit] A true man or a thief that gallops so?
LLL IV.iii.211 [Costard to Jaquenetta, of themselves as they leave] Walk aside the true folk, and let the traitors stay
MA III.iii.50 [Dogberry to Second Watchman, of a thief] you may suspect him ... to be no true man
MM IV.ii.40 [Abhorson to Pompey] Every true man's apparel fits your thief
MW II.i.136 [Page to himself, of not believing Nym] though the priest o'th' town commended him for a true man
Tem V.i.268 [Prospero to Lords, of Stephano and Trinculo] Mark but the badges of these men ... / Then say if they be true
Tim IV.iii.459 [First Bandit to others] There is no time so miserable but a man may be true
Ven 724 [Venus to Adonis] Rich preys make true men thieves
WT V.ii.153 [Clown to Autolycus] thou art as honest a true fellow as any is in Bohemia [or: other senses]

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