hazard (n.) Old form(s): hazzard
risk, peril, danger
2H4 IV.i.15[Archbishop to Hastings and Mowbray, of Northumberland's hopes] That your attempts may overlive the hazard / And fearful meeting of their opposite
AC III.vii.47[Enobarbus to Antony] you ... / Give up yourself merely to chance and hazard / From firm security
Cym IV.iv.46[Guiderius to Belarius, of leaving without Belarius' permission] The hazard therefore due fall on me
E3 IV.vii.52[Audley to Prince Edward] These two poor squires redeemed me from the French / With lusty and dear hazard of their lives
H5 III.vii.84[Constable to Rambures, of prisoners] You must first go yourself to hazard ere you have them [pun: 82, play dice]
TG III.i.116[Duke to Valentine, of a high chamber] one cannot climb it / Without apparent hazard of his life
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