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mark (n.) Old form(s): marke
in an apologetic exclamation, after referring to something unpleasant
1H4 I.iii.55[Hotspur to King Henry, of a nobleman] And talk so like a waiting-gentlewoman / Of guns, and drums, and wounds, God save the mark!
RJ III.ii.53[Nurse to Juliet, of Tybalt] I saw the wound. I saw it with mine eyes – / God save the mark! – here on his manly breast
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