close (v.) Old form(s): clos'd
enclose, include, contain
Luc.761[of Lucrece's heart] it may find / Some purer chest, to close so pure a mind
Mac III.i.98[Macbeth to Murderers, of distinguishing types of dog] According to the gift which bounteous nature / Hath in him closed [or: set, as a jewel]
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