character (n.) Old form(s): Charracter
personality sketch, personal description
Cor II.i.61[Menenius to Brutus and Sicinius, of himself] What harm can your bisson conspectuities glean out of this character
Cor V.iv.26[Menenius to Sicinius, of Coriolanus] I paint him in the character [i.e. describe him accurately]
WT III.iii.46.1[Antigonus to baby Perdita, of a scroll] There lie, and there thy character
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