curfew (n.) Old form(s): Curfewe, Curphew
evening bell
MM IV.ii.72[Provost to disguised Duke, responding to 'Who called here of late?'] None since the curfew rung
Tem V.i.40[Prospero alone] you ... that rejoice / To hear the solemn curfew
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