bulk (n.) Old form(s): bulke
body, trunk, frame
Ham II.i.95[Ophelia to Polonius, of Hamlet's sigh] it did seem to shatter all his bulk
Luc.467[of Lucrece's heart] Beating her bulk
R3 I.iv.40[Clarence to Keeper] my panting bulk
TC IV.iv.127[Troilus to Diomedes] Though the great bulk Achilles be thy guard, / I'll cut thy throat
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