fabric (n.) Old form(s): Fabrick
building, edifice
Cor III.i.246[Cominius to Coriolanus] manhood is called foolery when it stands / Against a falling fabric
WT I.ii.429[Camillo to Polixenes, of Leontes] you may as well / Forbid the sea for to obey the moon / As ... counsel shake / The fabric of his folly
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