big (adj.) Old form(s): Bigge
pregnant [with], swollen
2H4 induction.13[Rumour alone] the big year, swollen with some other grief [i.e. stuffed with rumours]
Cym I.i.39[First Gentleman to Second Gentleman, of Posthumus' mother] Big of this gentleman
JC III.i.282[Antony to Servant] Thy heart is big; get thee apart and weep
WT II.i.61[Leontes to all, of Hermione] let her sport herself / With that she's big with
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