discovery (n.) Old form(s): discouerie, discouery
exploration, travel
AYL III.ii.191[Rosalind to Celia] One inch of delay more is a South Sea of discovery [i.e. the delay would seem as long as a voyage to (or in) the South Seas]
Tem II.i.247[Antonio to Sebastian] so high a hope that even / Ambition cannot pierce a wink beyond, / But doubt discovery there
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