wear (v.) Old form(s): weares
pass, waste, run out
MW V.i.7[Falstaff to Mistress Quickly] Away, I say; time wears
Tim I.i.3.1[Painter to Poet, of the world] It wears, sir, as it grows
TS III.ii.110[Petruchio to all] The morning wears, 'tis time we were at church
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