fast (v.)
starve, stay empty, go without [food]
1H6 III.ii.42[Pucelle to the English] I think the Duke of Burgundy will fast / Before he'll buy again at such a rate
WT IV.iv.597[Autolycus to himself, of what he has left to sell] not a ... bracelet, horn-ring, to keep my pack from fasting
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