bestow (v.) Old form(s): bestowes
carry, bear, acquit, conduct
2H4 II.ii.163[Prince Henry to Poins] How might we see Falstaff bestow himself tonight in his true colours
AYL IV.iii.87[Oliver to Celia as Aliena and Rosalind as Ganymede, reciting Orlando's description] The boy ... bestows himself / Like a ripe sister
H5 IV.iii.68[Salisbury to King Henry] bestow yourself with speed
KJ III.i.225[King Philip to Cardinal Pandulph] make my person yours, / And tell me how you would bestow yourself
TG III.i.87[Duke to Valentine] How and which way I may bestow myself
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