doom (n.) Old form(s): doome, Doomes
doomsday, day of judgement
Ham III.iv.51[Hamlet to Gertrude] as against the Doom [i.e. as if doomsday were near]
Luc.924[Lucrece as if to opportunity] An accessary ... / To all sins past and all that are to come / From the creation to the general doom
Mac II.iii.75[Macduff to all] up, and see / The Great Doom's image!
Mac IV.i.116[Macbeth to himself, of the apparitions] will the line stretch out to the crack of doom?
RJ III.ii.67[Juliet to Nurse] dreadful trumpet, sound the General Doom!
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