close (adv.)
tightly, in a close-fitting way
1H6 I.iv.9[Master Gunner to Boy] the English, in the suburbs close intrenched
Tim IV.iii.389[Timon as if to the gold] Thou visible god, / That sold'rest close impossibilities, / And makest them kiss
TNK III.vi.57.1[Arcite to Palamon, of the armour] I'll buckle't close
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