career (n.) Old form(s): careere, carreere , Carriere
[of a horse in a combat] charge, gallop, course
H5 III.iii.23[King Henry to citizens of Harfleur, of wickedness] When down the hill he holds his fierce career
LLL V.ii.482[Boyet to Berowne, of recent events] Full merrily / Hath this brave manage, this career, been run
MA V.i.133[Benedick to Claudio] I shall meet your wit in the career [i.e. at full charge]
R2 I.ii.49[Duchess of Gloucester to John of Gaunt] if misfortune miss the first career
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