belie (v.) Old form(s): be lyde, beli'd , bely , belye , belyed
slander, tell lies about
1H4 I.iii.112[King Henry to Hotspur, of Mortimer] Thou dost belie him, Percy, thou dost belie him
2H4 I.i.98[Northumberland to Morton] he doth sin that doth belie the dead
AW IV.iii.260[Parolles to First Soldier, of Dumaine] to belie him I will not
Cym V.ii.2[Iachimo alone] I have belied a lady
KJ III.iv.44[Constance to Cardinal Pandulph] Thou art not holy to belie me so!
MA IV.i.144[Beatrice to Benedick] my cousin is belied!
MA V.i.207[Dogberry to Don Pedro, of Borachio and Conrade] they have belied a lady
MA V.i.67[Leonato to Claudio] I say thou hast belied mine innocent child
Oth V.ii.134[Emilia to Othello, of Desdemona] Thou dost belie her
Sonn.130.14[] I think my love as rare / As any she belied with false compare
Sonn.140.13[of slander] That I may not be so, nor thou belied, / Bear thine eyes straight, thou thy proud heart go wide
TN I.iv.30[Orsino to Viola as Cesario] they shall yet belie thy happy years / That say thou art a man
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