conception (n.)
design, plan, notion
H8 I.ii.139[Wolsey to King Henry, of Buckingham's supposed treason] note / This dangerous conception in this point
MM II.iv.7[Angelo alone] in my heart the strong and swelling evil / Of my conception
Oth V.ii.55[Othello to Desdemona] the strong conception / That I do groan withal [or: belief]
TC I.iii.312[Ulysses to Nestor] I have a young conception in my brain
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