give way (v.) Old form(s): giue
keep out of the way [of], steer clear [of]
Tim IV.iii.355[Apemantus to Timon, of a plague of company] I will fear to catch it, and give way
TN III.iv.193[Fabian to Sir Toby, of Viola as Cesario and Olivia] Give them way till he take leave
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