even, e'en (adv.) Old form(s): ee'n , E'ene , E'ne, euen
just, exactly
AYL I.i.80[Oliver alone, of Orlando's attitude] Is it even so?
Ham V.i.180[First Clown to Hamlet, identifying Yorick's skull] This same skull ... E'en that
Ham V.i.69[Hamlet to Horatio, agreeing with him] 'Tis e'en so
TC II.i.98[Thersites to Achilles, agreeing with his observation] E'en so
Ven.55[] Even as an empty eagle, sharp by fast, / Tires with her beak on feathers, flesh and bone
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