compass (n.)
revolution, circuit of time
JC V.iii.25[Cassius to himself] My life is run his compass
Oth III.iv.71[Othello to Desdemona, of a sibyl] that had numbered in the world / The sun to course two hundred compasses [i.e. years]
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