boon (n.) Old form(s): boone
petition, entreaty, request
3H6 III.ii.46[Edward to Lady Grey] you will take exceptions to my boon
Cym V.v.135[disguised Innogen to Cymbeline] My boon is, that this gentleman may render / Of whom he had this ring
Cym V.v.97[Cymbeline to disguised Innogen] ask of Cymbeline what boon thou wilt, / Fitting ... thy state
KL IV.vii.10[Kent to Cordelia] My boon I make it that you know me not
Per V.ii.3[Gower alone] This my last boon give me
R3 II.i.97[Derby to King Edward] A boon ... for my service done!
TG V.iv.151[Valentine to Duke] grant one boon that I shall ask of you
TG V.iv.24[Proteus to Silvia, of receiving her thanks] A smaller boon than this I cannot beg
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