putting on (n.)
instigation, prompting, urging
Cor II.iii.251[Brutus to Citizens, of Coriolanus' election] Say you ne'er had done't ... but by our putting on
MM IV.ii.114[Provost to disguised Duke, of Angelo] [he] awakens me with this unwonted putting on
Oth II.i.295[Iago alone, of Roderigo] If this poor trash of Venice ... stand the putting on
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