choice (adj.) Old form(s): choise , choysest
chosen, specially worthy, excellent
1H6 V.iii.3[Pucelle alone] Now help ... ye choice spirits that admonish me
H8 IV.i.91[Third Gentleman to First and Second Gentlemen, of Anne's coronation] the choir, / With all the choicest music of the kingdom, / Together sung Te Deum
JC III.i.163[Antony to all, of Caesar's assassins] The choice and master spirits of this age
KL I.iv.260[Lear to Gonerill] My train are men of choice and rarest parts
TS I.ii.233[Gremio to Tranio as Lucentio, of Bianca] she's the choice love of Signor Gremio
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