calm (v.) Old form(s): calm'd, calme
becalm, come to a halt, delay
2H6 IV.ix.33[King to all, of a ship] having 'scaped a tempest, / Is straightway calmed and boarded with a pirate
Oth I.i.30[Iago to Roderigo] I ... must be leed and calmed / By debitor and creditor
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