point, at / at a
in readiness, prepared, armed
Cym III.i.31[Queen to Cymbeline, of Cassibelan] who was once at point ... to master Caesar's sword
Ham I.ii.200[Horatio to Hamlet, of the Ghost] a figure like your father, / Armed at point exactly [Q2 at poynt; Q1 to poynt; F at all points]
KL I.iv.321[Gonerill to Albany, of Lear] 'Tis politic and safe to let him keep / At point a hundred knights!
KL III.i.33[disguised Kent to Gentleman, of the French] who ... are at point / To show their open banner
Mac IV.iii.135[Malcolm to Macduff] Old Seyward with ten thousand warlike men, / Already at a point, was setting forth
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