angel (n.) Old form(s): Angell
gold coin [with the angel Michael depicted], value between a third and half of a pound
1H4 IV.ii.6[Bardolph to Falstaff] This bottle makes an angel.
2H4 I.ii.167[Falstaff to Lord Chief Justice] your ill angel is light [pun: 166]
KJ II.i.590[Bastard alone, of commodity] Not that I have the power to clutch my hand / When his fair angels would salute my palm
MW I.iii.49[Falstaff to Pistol, of Ford] He hath a legion of angels
MW II.ii.70[Mistress Quickly to Falstaff] I had myself twenty angels given me this morning
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