beck (n.) Old form(s): becke
beckoning, command, call
3H6 I.i.68[King to all, of the house of York] they have troops of soldiers at their beck?
AC III.xi.60[Antony to Cleopatra] Thy beck might from the bidding of the gods / Command me
Ham III.i.125[Hamlet to Ophelia] with more offences at my beck than I have thoughts to put them in
Sonn.58.5[] Oh let me suffer (being at your beck) / Th'imprisoned absence of your liberty
TS induction.2.33[Lord to Sly, of the servants] Each in his office ready at thy beck
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