burn (v.) Old form(s): burne
waste, fritter away
AC IV.ii.41[Antony to all] I ... did desire you / To burn this night with torches
MW II.i.50[Mistress Ford to Mistress Page] We burn daylight
RJ I.iv.43[Mercutio to all] Come, we burn daylight, ho!
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