cloy (v.) Old form(s): cloid , cloi'd , cloy'd
satiate, gorge, satisfy
1H6 II.v.105[Mortimer to Richard] thy uncle is removing hence, / As princes do their courts when they are cloyed / With long continuance in a settled place
2H4 epilogue.26[Epilogue] If you be not too much cloyed with fat meat
AC II.ii.241[Enobarbus to Maecenas and Agrippa, of Cleopatra] Other women cloy / The appetites they feed
H5 II.ii.9[Exeter to Bedford, of Scroop] Whom he hath dulled and cloyed with gracious favours
R2 I.iii.296[Bolingbroke to John of Gaunt] who can ... cloy the hungry edge of appetite / By bare imagination of a feast
R3 IV.iv.62[Queen Margaret to Duchess of York, of revenge] I cloy me with beholding it
Tit III.ii.55[Titus to Marcus] Mine eyes are cloyed with view of tyranny
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