beam (n.) Old form(s): beame, beames
reach, range, line [of the eye, thought of as emitting beams of light]
Cor III.ii.5[Coriolanus to Nobles] the precipitation might down stretch / Below the beam of sight
Sonn.114.8[of the eye] As fast as objects to his beams assemble
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