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Search phrase: cuff

Plays

 7 result(s).
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
Henry VI Part 11H6 I.iii.48I mean to tug it and to cuff you soundly.I meane to tugge it, and to cuffe you soundly.
King Edward IIIE3 IV.iv.20And new-replenished pendants cuff the airAnd new replenisht pendants cuff the aire,
The Taming of the ShrewTS II.i.218I swear I'll cuff you, if you strike again.I sweare Ile cuffe you, if you strike againe.
The Taming of the ShrewTS III.ii.162The mad-brained bridegroom took him such a cuffThis mad-brain'd bridegroome tooke him such a cuffe,
The Taming of the ShrewTS IV.i.58cuff was but to knock at your ear and beseech listening.Cuffe was but to knocke at your eare, and beseech listning:
Twelfth NightTN III.iv.382Do, cuff him soundly, but never draw thyDo, cuffe him soundly, but neuer draw thy
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK III.i.104I could for each word give a cuff, my stomachI could for each word, give a Cuffe: my stomach

Glossary

 3 result(s).
buffetbeat, strike, cuff
sleevehand, sleeve-handsleeve cuff, wristband
suddenlyextempore, spontaneously, off the cuff

Thesaurus

 2 result(s).
cuffbuffet
sleeve cuffsleevehand, sleeve-hand

Themes and Topics

 1 result(s).
Clothing...ly the same meaning (such as apron hat cuff garters skirt stockings) a number of...

Words Families

 2 result(s).
Word FamilyWord Family GroupWords
CUFFBASICcuff n, cuff v
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