bid (v.), past form bade
invite, ask, entice
AYL V.ii.69[Rosalind as Ganymede to Orlando] put you in your best array, bid your friends
Tit I.i.341[Titus alone, of Tamora] I am not bid to wait upon this bride
TNK I.i.186.1[First Queen to Theseus, of his marriage] Thou shalt remember nothing more than what / That banquet bids thee to
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