air (v.) Old form(s): ayre
exercise, take the air, provide with fresh air
Cym I.ii.41[Innogen to Posthumus] Were you but riding forth to air yourself
Tem IV.i.70[Iris to Ceres] thy sea-marge ... / Where thou thyself dost air
WT IV.iv.759[Autolycus to Shepherd, of Polixenes] he is gone aboard a new ship, to purge melancholy and air himself
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