breathed (adj.) Old form(s): breath'd
strong-winded, well-exercised
LLL V.ii.651[Armado as Hector, of himself] A man so breathed that certain he would fight
Tim I.i.10[Merchant to Jeweller, of Timon] A most incomparable man, breathed, as it were, / To an untirable and continuate goodness [i.e. accustomed to doing good]
TS induction.2.47[First Servingman to Sly] thy greyhounds are as swift / As breathed stags
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