conceit (n.)
understanding, intelligence, apprehension
2H4 II.iv.236[Falstaff to Doll, of Poins] There's no more conceit in him than is in a mallet
AYL V.ii.51[Rosalind as Ganymede to Orlando] I know you are a gentleman of good conceit
CE III.ii.34[Antipholus of Syracuse to Luciana] Lay open to my earthy gross conceit ... / The folded meaning of your words' deceit
LLL V.ii.399[Berowne to Rosaline] Cut me to pieces with thy keen conceit
MV I.i.92[Gratiano to Antonio, of the way some men behave] With purpose to be dressed in an opinion / Of wisdom, gravity, profound conceit
Per III.i.16[Lychorida to Pericles, of Marina] if it had conceit [it] would die as I / Am like to do
PP.4.9[of Adonis and Cytherea] whether unripe years did want conceit ... / The tender nibbler would not touch the bait
PP.8.8[Pilgrim] Spencer to me [is dear], whose deep conceit is such / As passing all conceit, needs no defence [second instance]
Tim V.iv.77[Alcibiades as if to Timon] rich conceit / Taught thee to make vast Neptune weep for aye
WT I.ii.224[Leontes to Camillo] For thy conceit is soaking, will draw in / More than the common blocks
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