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Search phrase: airy

Plays

 14 result(s).
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
A Midsummer Night's DreamMND III.i.152That thou shalt like an airy spirit go.That thou shalt like an airie spirit go.
A Midsummer Night's DreamMND V.i.16Turns them to shapes, and gives to airy nothingturnes them to shapes, / And giues to aire nothing,
HamletHam II.ii.260Truly; and I hold ambition of so airy andTruely, and I hold Ambition of so ayry and
King Edward IIIE3 IV.iii.77Or airy fowl make men in arms to quake,Or airie foule make men in armes to quake,
King Edward IIIE3 IV.v.33Which now hath hid the airy floor of heavenWhich now hath hid the airie flower of heauen,
King JohnKJ III.ii.2Some airy devil hovers in the skySome ayery Deuill houers in the skie,
Richard IIIR3 IV.iv.13Hover about me with your airy wingsHouer about me with your ayery wings,
Richard IIIR3 IV.iv.128Airy succeeders of intestate joys,Ayery succeeders of intestine ioyes,
Romeo and JulietRJ I.i.89Three civil brawls, bred of an airy wordThree ciuill Broyles, bred of an Ayery word,
Romeo and JulietRJ II.ii.21Would through the airy region stream so brightWould through the ayrie Region streame so bright,
Romeo and JulietRJ II.ii.162And make her airy tongue more hoarse than mineAnd make her ayrie tongue more hoarse, then
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW V.v.42Elves, list your names; silence, you airy toys.Elues, list your names: Silence you aiery toyes.
The TempestTem V.i.54This airy charm is for, I'll break my staff,This Ayrie-charme is for, I'le breake my staffe,
Troilus and CressidaTC I.iii.144Having his ear full of his airy fame,Hauing his eare full of his ayery Fame,

Poems

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PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
A Lover's ComplaintLC.226 Whose white weighs down the airy scale of praise, Whose white weighes downe the airy scale of praise,

Glossary

 14 result(s).
aerialairy, sky-clear
airycarried by the wind, widely acknowledged
butter-woman[woman who deals in butter, dairy-maid] chatterer, gabbler
day-womandairy-maid
dey-woman, day-womandairy-maid
eriallairy, sky-clear
fairymalignant spirit [as well as its modern sense]
fairyenchantress, captivator
hagmalicious sprite, wicked fairy
milch-kinedairy-milk cows
orbfairy ring, circle
ringletfairy dance in a ring, circle dance
roughhairy, shaggy
ruggedhairy, shaggy, bristling

Thesaurus

 13 result(s).
airyeriall
airyaerial
dairy-maiddey-woman, day-woman
dairy-maidbutter-woman
dairy-milk cowsmilch-kine
fairy dance in a ringringlet
fairy ringorb
fairy, wickedhag
hairyrough
hairyrugged
hairy ridge on an animal's head or neckcrest
ring, fairyorb
wicked fairyhag

Words Families

 1 result(s).
Word FamilyWord Family GroupWords
AIRBASICairy adj
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