cover (v.) Old form(s): couer
lay the table
2H4 II.iv.10[Francis to Drawer, of the apple-johns] cover, and set them down
AYL II.v.28[Amiens to Servants] Sirs, cover the while: the Duke will drink under this tree
MV III.v.49[Lorenzo to Launcelot] Will you cover then, sir? [pun: 50, sense 2]
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