band (n.)
bond, shackle, chain
3H6 I.i.186[Northumberland to King, of yielding to York] die in bands for this unmanly deed!
E3 III.iii.164[King John to the French, of the English] bind ye them in captive bands
R2 II.ii.71[Queen Isabel to Bushy, of hope] Who gently would dissolve the bands of life
Tem epilogue.9[Prospero alone, to audience] release me from my bands
Ven.225[of Venus and Adonis] Sometime her arms infold him like a band
Ven.363[of Adonis' and Venus' hands] ivory in an alabaster band
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