sick (adj.) Old form(s): sicke
longing, pining, avid
2H4 V.iii.133[Falstaff to Shallow] I know the young King is sick for me
AW I.ii.16[Second Lord to King, of the gentry] who are sick / For breathing and exploit
H8 II.ii.81[Suffolk aside to Norfolk, of Wolsey] I would not be so sick though for his place
MM II.iv.103[Isabella to Angelo] I'd ... strip myself to death as to a bed / That long I have been sick for
MW III.ii.26[Mistress Page to Ford, of Mistress Ford] I am sick till I see her
TN III.i.45[Viola as Cesario to Feste, of a beard] I am almost sick for one
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