battery (n.) Old form(s): battrie , battry, batt'ry
breach, entry
3H6 III.i.37[King to himself, of the Queen and the French King] Her sighs will make a battery in his breast
Per V.i.44[Lysimachus to Lord, of Marina and Pericles] She ... would allure, / And make a battery through his deafened ports
Ven.426[Adonis to Venus, of her approaches] For where a heart is hard they make no battery
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