duteous (adj.) Old form(s): dutious
dutiful, obedient, of allegiance
Cym III.v.155[Cloten to Pisanio] Be but duteous
Cym V.v.86[Lucius to Cymbeline, of disguised Innogen] never master had / A page so kind, so duteous, diligent
KL IV.vi.253[disguised Edgar to and of dead Oswald] a serviceable villain, / As duteous to the vices of thy mistress / As badness would desire
Luc.1360[of Lucrece's groom] the duteous vassal scarce is gone
R2 IV.i.209[Richard to all] With mine own breath release all duteous oaths
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