bestow (v.) Old form(s): bestow'd
accommodate, lodge, quarter
E3 IV.vii.60[Prince Edward to all, of Audley] I will see my friend bestowed / Within an easy litter
Ham II.ii.521[Hamlet to Polonius] will you see the players well bestowed?
KL II.iv.284[Regan to all, of Lear and his knights] the old man and's people / Cannot be well bestowed
KL IV.vi.285[disguised Edgar to Gloucester] I'll bestow you with a friend
Mac III.i.29[Macbeth to Banquo, of Malcolm and Donalbain] We hear our bloody cousins are bestowed / In England and in Ireland
MW IV.v.98[Falstaff to Mistress Quickly, of Mistress Page and Mistress Ford going to 'the devil and his dam'] so they shall be both bestowed
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