aim (v.) Old form(s): ayme , Ayming
guess, conjecture, surmise
2H6 II.iv.58[Gloucester to Duchess] Thou aimest all awry
3H6 III.ii.68[Lady Grey to Edward] if I aim aright
Ham IV.v.9[Gentleman to Gertrude, of people's reactions to Ophelia's speech] They aim at it [F; Q2 yawne]
R3 I.iii.65[Queen Elizabeth to Richard, of King Edward] Aiming, belike, at your interior hatred
TG III.i.45[Proteus to Duke, of accosting Valentine] do it so cunningly / That my discovery be not aimed at
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