faculty (n.) Old form(s): facultie
function, power, capability
2H4 II.iv.246[Falstaff to Doll, of Poins] such other gambol faculties 'a has that show a weak mind and an able body
AW I.iii.221[Helena to Countess, of her father's prescriptions] notes whose faculties inclusive were / More than they were in note
H5 I.i.66[Ely to Canterbury, of Prince Hal's growth] Unseen, yet crescive in his faculty
H8 I.ii.73[Wolsey to King Henry] If I am / Traduced by ignorant tongues, which neither know / My faculties nor person
Ham II.ii.304[Hamlet to Rosencrantz and Guildenstern, of man] how infinite in faculties
JC I.iii.67[Cassius to Casca, of weird happenings] Why all these things change from their ordinance, / Their natures, and pre-formed faculties
Mac I.vii.17[Macbeth alone] this Duncan / Hath borne his faculties so meek
Sonn.122.6[] so long as brain and heart / Have faculty by nature to subsist
TNK IV.iii.71[Doctor to Gaoler and Wooer, of the Gaoler's Daughter] [her senses] may return and settle again to execute their preordained faculties