ken (n.) Old form(s): kenne
range of sight, view, visible distance
2H4 IV.i.149[Westmorland to Mowbray] within a ken our army lies
2H6 III.ii.113[Queen to King, of her eyes] I ... called them blind and dusky spectacles / For losing ken of Albion's wished coast
Cym III.vi.6[Innogen alone] Milford ... / Thou was within a ken
Luc.1114[] 'Tis double death to drown in ken of shore
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