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Search phrase: couple

Plays

 17 result(s).
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
As You Like ItAYL III.iii.41couple us.couple vs.
HamletHam I.v.93And shall I couple hell? O, fie! Hold, hold, my heart.And shall I couple Hell? Oh fie: hold my heart;
Henry IV Part 22H4 V.i.23couple of short-legged hens, a joint of mutton, and anycouple of short-legg'd Hennes: a ioynt of Mutton, and any
Henry VH5 II.i.68Couple a gorge!Couple a gorge,
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW III.v.89Being thus crammed in the basket, a couple of Ford'sBeing thus cram'd in the Basket, a couple of Fords
A Midsummer Night's DreamMND IV.i.139Begin these woodbirds but to couple now?Begin these wood birds but to couple now?
Much Ado About NothingMA III.v.30worship's presence, ha' ta'en a couple of as arrant knavesworships presence, haue tane a couple of as arrant knaues
Romeo and JulietRJ III.i.38And but one word with one of us? Couple itAnd but one word with one of vs? couple it
The Taming of the ShrewTS induction.1.16And couple Clowder with the deep-mouthed brach.And couple Clowder with the deepe-mouth'd brach,
The Taming of the ShrewTS III.ii.239Nay, let them go, a couple of quiet ones.Nay, let them goe, a couple of quiet ones.
The TempestTem IV.i.40Bestow upon the eyes of this young coupleBestow vpon the eyes of this yong couple
The TempestTem V.i.202And on this couple drop a blessed crown!And on this couple drop a blessed crowne;
Titus AndronicusTit IV.iv.43e'en. I have brought you a letter and a couple of pigeonsden; I haue brought you a Letter, & a couple of Pigions
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK III.v.32.2Couple then,Couple then
The Winter's TaleWT V.i.131I lost a couple that 'twixt heaven and earthI lost a couple, that 'twixt Heauen and Earth
The Winter's TaleWT V.i.133You, gracious couple, do. And then I lost – You (gracious Couple) doe: and then I lost
The Winter's TaleWT V.i.189Of this fair couple – meets he on the wayOf this faire Couple) meetes he on the way

Poems

 1 result(s).
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
The Rape of LucreceLuc.816 Will couple my reproach to Tarquin's shame; Will couple my reproch to TARQVINS shame.

Glossary

 13 result(s).
barley-breaktype of country game in which a couple occupies a den [nicknamed ‘hell’] in the centre of a [barley] field, and tries to catch other couples, who may separate [break] when about to be caught
bracegroup of two, couple, pair
bucklerexchange, grapple, couple; catch or ward off [blows]
couplepair off, make couples
couplemarry, join [in wedlock]
couplelink, join, tie
couplein pairs, leashed together
coupleleash together
couplementcouple, pair
coupletcouple, brace
geminypair, couple, brace
yokepair, couple, brace
yokeassociate, link, join, couple

Thesaurus

 7 result(s).
couplebrace
coupleyoke
couplecouplet
couplegeminy
couplecouplement
coupleyoke
couple [exchange]buckler

Themes and Topics

 2 result(s).
Address forms
French

Words Families

 6 result(s).
Word FamilyWord Family GroupWords
COUPLEBASICcouple n, couple v, couplement n, couplet n
COUPLENOTuncouple v
UNCOUPLEBASICsee COUPLE
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