break (v.) Old form(s): breake
burst, rupture
Ham IV.iv.28[Hamlet to Captain] th'imposthume ... / That inward breaks, and shows no cause without / Why the man dies
TNK I.ii.73[Palamon to Arcite, of leeches and of his blood that is similar to Creon's] Let them break and fall / Off me with that corruption
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