design (n.) Old form(s): designe
scheme, plan, plot
Cym II.ii.23[Iachimo to himself] But my design. / To note the chamber
Cym V.v.192[Iachimo to Cymbeline] Away to Britain / Post I in this design
H8 I.ii.181[Surveyor to King Henry, of Buckingham] 'twas dangerous / For him to ruminate on this so far, until / It forged him some design
Tem I.ii.163[Prospero to Miranda, of Gonzalo] being then appointed / Master of this design
WT II.i.50[Leontes to Lord, of Camillo] He has discovered my design, and I / Remain a pinched thing
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