a (part.)
particle used in front of a proper name, as a supportive war-cry
1H6 I.i.128[Third Messenger to all, of Talbot] His soldiers ... / 'Talbot! Talbot!' cried out amain
3H6 IV.viii.51[stage direction] Shout within 'York! York!'
TNK V.iii.66.1.1[stage direction] crying 'A Palamon!'
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