dally (v.)
trifle, behave mockingly
1H4 V.iii.55[Prince Hal to Falstaff] What, is it a time to jest and dally now?
Luc.1120[] Grief dallied with nor law nor limit knows
R3 II.i.12[King Edward to Hastings and Rivers] Take heed you dally not before your King
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