catastrophe (n.)
denouement, final event in a drama
KL I.ii.133[Edmund to himself, of Edgar] pat he comes, like the catastrophe of the old comedy
LLL IV.i.78[Boyet reading Armado's letter to Jaquenetta] The catastrophe is a nuptial [or: sense 1]
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