board (v.) Old form(s): boord, boorded
accost, address, approach, tackle
AW V.iii.211[Bertram to King, of Diana] I ... boarded her i'th' wanton way of youth
Ham II.ii.170[Polonius to Claudius and Gertrude, of Hamlet] I'll board him presently
MA II.i.128[masked Beatrice to masked Benedick, of Benedick] I would he had boarded me
MW II.i.83[Mistress Page to Mistress Ford, of Falstaff] he would never have boarded me in this fury
TN I.iii.54[Sir Toby aside to Sir Andrew, of Maria] 'Accost' is front her, board her, woo her, assail her
TS I.ii.94[Petruchio to Hortensio, of Katherina] I will board her though she chide as loud / As thunder
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