catastrophe (n.)
conclusion, end-point, expiration
2H4 II.i.58[Page, probably to Fang and Snare] I'll tickle your catastrophe [i.e. posterior]
AW I.ii.57[King to Bertram] the catastrophe and heel of pastime
LLL IV.i.78[Boyet reading Armado's letter to Jaquenetta] The catastrophe is a nuptial [or: sense 2]
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