kind (adj.) Old form(s): kinde
friendly, agreeable, pleasant
MV II.v.44[Shylock to Jessica, of Launcelot] The patch is kind enough, but a huge feeder
Tem I.ii.309.1[Prospero to Miranda, of Caliban] who never / Yields us kind answer
Tim II.ii.222[Timon to Flavius, of the Senators] 'Tis lack of kindly warmth they are not kind [also: sense 1]
TNK I.iv.38[Theseus to all, of Palamon and Arcite] Bear 'em speedily / From our kind air, to them unkind [i.e. because fresh air was thought to harm open wounds]
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