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Search phrase: boil

Plays

 7 result(s).
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King LearKL II.iv.218Which I must needs call mine. Thou art a boil,Which I must needs call mine. Thou art a Byle,
MacbethMac IV.i.9Boil thou first i'the charmed pot.Boyle thou first i'th' charmed pot.
MacbethMac IV.i.13In the cauldron boil and bake;In the Cauldron boyle and bake:
MacbethMac IV.i.19Like a hell-broth, boil and bubble.Like a Hell-broth, boyle and bubble.
Measure for MeasureMM V.i.316Where I have seen corruption boil and bubbleWhere I haue seene corruption boyle and bubble,
Troilus and CressidaTC I.iii.349Makes merit her election, and doth boil,Makes Merit her election, and doth boyle
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK IV.iii.37and there boil like a gammon of bacon that will neverand there boyle like a Gamon of Bacon / That will never

Poems

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Venus and AdonisVen.555 Her face doth reek and smoke, her blood doth boil, Her face doth reeke, & smoke, her blood doth boile,

Glossary

 8 result(s).
batchtumour, boil, ulcer
botchtumour, boil, ulcer
byle, bileolder forms of ‘boil
injurysore, abscess, boil
mountcause to boil, make rise
quatpimple, small boil
seetheboil with urgency, bubble, be in a ferment
sodboil, stew [from ‘seethe’]

Thesaurus

 7 result(s).
boilinjury
boilbatch
boilbotch
boilsod
boil with urgencyseethe
boil, cause tomount
boil, smallquat

Words Families

 5 result(s).
Word FamilyWord Family GroupWords
BOILBASICboil v, boiled adj, boiling adj, boiling n
BOILPEOPLEboiled-brain n
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