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Search phrase: carve

Plays

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As You Like ItAYL III.ii.9Run, run, Orlando, carve on every treeRun, run Orlando, carue on euery Tree,
HamletHam I.iii.20Carve for himself. For on his choice dependsCarue for himselfe; for, on his choyce depends
Henry IV Part 11H4 II.iv.444cleanly, but to carve a capon and eat it? Wherein cunning,cleanly, but to carue a Capon, and eat it? wherein Cunning,
Henry VI Part 33H6 II.v.24To carve out dials quaintly, point by point,To carue out Dialls queintly, point by point,
Julius CaesarJC II.i.173Let's carve him as a dish fit for the gods,Let's carue him, as a Dish fit for the Gods,
Love's Labour's LostLLL IV.i.58Stand aside, good bearer. Boyet, you can carveStand a side good bearer. / Boyet, you can carue,
Love's Labour's LostLLL V.ii.323'A can carve too, and lisp. Why, this is heHe can carue too, and lispe: Why this is he,
Much Ado About NothingMA V.i.150head and a capon, the which if I do not carve mosthead and a Capon, the which if I doe not carue most
OthelloOth II.iii.167He that stirs next to carve for his own rageHe that stirs next, to carue for his owne rage,
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK IV.iii.86good thing. Desire to eat with her, carve her, drink togood thing, desire / To eate with her, crave her, drinke to

Poems

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SonnetsSonn.19.9 O carve not with thy hours my love's fair brow, O carue not with thy howers my loues faire brow,

Glossary

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breakcut up, carve
carvecut up meat at table
carvechoose, select [as of a slice of meat]
carveserve food to, wait on
carvebe a generous hostess; or: speak in a charmingly affected way
carvedesign, make up, shape artistically
carvecut up, prepare
insculpcarve, engrave

Thesaurus

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carvebreak
carveinsculp

Themes and Topics

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Words Families

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Word FamilyWord Family GroupWords
CARVEBASICcarve v, carved adj
CARVEPEOPLEcarver n

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