addition (n.)
attribute, mark of honour, distinction [as if added to a coat of arms]
AW IV.ii.3[Bertram to Diana] Titled goddess, / And worth it, with addition
Cor I.ix.71[Coriolanus to Cominius] I mean ... / To undercrest your good addition
KL II.ii.22[disguised Kent to Oswald] if thou deniest the least syllable of thy addition
KL V.iii.299[Albany to Edgar and Kent] such addition as your honours / Have more than merited
KL V.iii.69.1[Gonerill to Regan, of Edmund] In his own grace he doth exalt himself / More than in your addition [i.e. more than the honour you have given him] [F; Q aduancement]
Mac III.i.99[Macbeth to Murderers, of a dog being specially identified] he does receive / Particular addition from the bill / That writes them all alike
TC I.ii.20[Alexander to Cressida, of Ajax] This man ... hath robbed many beasts of their particular additions [also: sense 1]
TC IV.v.141[Ajax to Hector] I came to ... bear hence / A great addition earned in thy death
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