carry (v.) Old form(s): carrie
secure, obtain, gain
AW III.vii.19[Helena to Widow, of Diana] The Count [is] ... / Resolved to carry her
Cor II.i.230[Brutus to Sicinius, of Martius' election as consul] O, he would miss it rather / Than carry it but by the suit of the gentry
Cor II.ii.4[Second Officer to First Officer, of the election] Coriolanus will carry it
Cor IV.vii.27[Lieutenant to Aufidius, of Coriolanus] think you he'll carry Rome?
Cor V.vi.43[First Conspirator to Aufidius] When we had carried Rome
TC V.vi.24[Troilus to Hector, of Ajax defeating Aeneas] He shall not carry him!
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