composition (n.) Old form(s): composion
settlement, truce, coming to terms
AC II.vi.58[Pompey to Lepidus] I crave our composition may be written
Cor III.i.3[Lartius to Coriolanus, of the Volscian new army] that ... caused / Our swifter composition
KJ II.i.561[Bastard alone, of the treaty] Mad world! Mad kings! Mad composition!
Mac I.ii.62[Ross to King] Sweno, the Norways' king, / Craves composition
MM I.ii.2[Lucio to all] If the Duke ... come not to composition with the King of Hungary
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