cheer (n.) Old form(s): cheere
cheerfulness, mirth, joy
Ham I.ii.116[Claudius to Hamlet] bend you to remain / Here in the cheer and comfort of our eye
Ham III.ii.173[Second Player as Queen to her King] you are so sick of late, / So far from cheer
MA I.iii.66[Don John to Conrade and Borachio, of those at supper] their cheer is the greater that I am subdued [or: sense 5]
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