Ave-Marie (n.) Old form(s): Aue, Aue-Maries
[of a rosary] Hail Mary
2H6 I.iii.54[Queen to Suffolk, of the King] all his mind is bent to holiness, / To number Ave-Maries on his beads
3H6 II.i.161[Richard to Warwick, of their position] Numbering our Ave-Maries with our beads
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