dare (v.)
challenge, confront, defy
1H6 I.iii.45[Gloucester to Winchester] Am I dared and bearded to my face?
H8 III.ii.307[Wolsey to Surrey] I dare your worst objections
MND III.ii.413[Lysander alone, of Puck as Demetrius] He goes before me, and still dares me on
RJ II.iv.12[Benvolio to Mercutio, of Romeo and Tybalt] he will answer the letter's master, how he dares, being dared [second instance]
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