dainty (adj.) Old form(s): daintie
splendid, fine, excellent
Tem V.i.95[Prospero to Ariel] Why, that's my dainty Ariel! [also: sense 2]
TNK III.v.113[Schoolmaster to Theseus] dainty Duke, whose doughty dismal fame ... / Is blown abroad
TNK III.v.73[Third Countryman to all, of the Gaoler's Daughter] There's a dainty madwoman
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