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Plays

 29 result(s).
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
Antony and CleopatraAC II.iii.26If thou dost play with him at any game,If thou dost play with him at any game,
CymbelineCym III.iii.98His own conceiving. Hark, the game is roused!His owne conceyuing. Hearke, the Game is rows'd,
CymbelineCym III.iii.107They take for natural father. The game is up.They take for Naturall Father. The Game is vp.
HamletHam III.iii.91At game, a-swearing, or about some actAt gaming, swearing, or about some acte
Henry IV Part 11H4 I.iii.272Before the game is afoot thou still lettest slip.Before the game's a-foot, thou still let'st slip.
Henry VI Part 33H6 III.ii.14He knows the game; how true he keeps the wind! Hee knowes the Game, how true hee keepes the winde?
Henry VI Part 33H6 IV.v.11Under the colour of his usual game,Vnder the colour of his vsuall game,
Henry VI Part 33H6 IV.v.14This way, my lord; for this way lies the game.This way my Lord, / For this way lies the Game.
King Edward IIIE3 III.i.52The spoil of whom will be a treble gain.The spoyle of whome wiil be a trebble game,
King JohnKJ IV.ii.95So thrive it in your game! And so, farewell.So thriue it in your game, and so farewell.
King JohnKJ V.ii.105Have I not here the best cards for the gameHaue I not heere the best Cards for the game
Love's Labour's LostLLL IV.ii.163their game, and we will to our recreation.their game, and we will to our recreation.
Love's Labour's LostLLL V.ii.155So shall we stay, mocking intended game,So shall we stay mocking entended game,
Love's Labour's LostLLL V.ii.360We have had pastimes here and pleasant game:We haue had pastimes heere, and pleasant game,
Measure for MeasureMM I.ii.189should be thus foolishly lost at a game of tick-tack.should bee thus foolishly lost, at a game of ticke-tacke:
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW II.iii.81woo her. Cried game? Said I well?wooe her: Cride-game, said I well?
A Midsummer Night's DreamMND I.i.240As waggish boys in game themselves forswear,As waggish boyes in game themselues forsweare;
A Midsummer Night's DreamMND III.ii.289Puppet? Why so? – Ay, that way goes the game.Puppet? why so? I, that way goes the game.
OthelloOth II.i.221made dull with the act of sport, there should be, againmade dull with the Act of Sport, there should be a game
OthelloOth II.iii.19And, I'll warrant her, full of game.And Ile warrant her, full of Game.
Romeo and JulietRJ I.iv.39The game was ne'er so fair, and I am done.The game was nere so faire, and I am done.
Timon of AthensTim I.ii.11If our betters play at that game, we must not dareIf our betters play at that game, we must not dare
Timon of AthensTim IV.iii.260The sugared game before thee. But myself – The Sugred game before thee. But my selfe,
Titus AndronicusTit II.ii.23And I have horse will follow where the gameAnd I haue horse will follow where the game
Troilus and CressidaTC IV.v.63And daughters of the game.And daughters of the game. Exennt.
Troilus and CressidaTC V.vii.12has the game; 'ware horns, ho!has the game: ware hornes ho?
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK V.i.132And we in herds thy game, I give thee thanksAnd we in heards thy game; I give thee thankes
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK V.iv.113Did play a subtler game: the conquered triumphs,Did play a subtler Game: The conquerd triumphes,
The Winter's TaleWT I.ii.248That see'st a game played home, the rich stake drawn,That seest a Game play'd home, the rich Stake drawne,

Glossary

 43 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
bid the base / basschallenge someone to a chase [from ‘prisoner's base’, a boy's chasing game]
bo-peeppeep-bo, peek-a-boo [a game played with babies]
carry it (away)[from a falconry term ‘to fly away with the game’] win the day, have the advantage, succeed
chaseprey, game, victim, quarry
cherry-pit[children's game] throwing cherry-stones into a hole
country baserural boys' chasing game involving running between bases (safe homes)
coursehunt hares [or other game] with hounds by sight
Dunhorse's name [involving the lifting of a log ‘horse’ in a Christmas game called ‘drawing dun out of the mire’]
eleven and twenty longjust right, perfect [a winning hand in the card game of Thirty-one]
fasttype of cheating game [in which people bet on whether the end of a coiled rope is fastened or not]; not playing fairly
gamegambling
gamequarry, object of the chase
gamehunting practice, sporting routine
gamegame of love, amorous play
gamesterone drawn to amorous sport, one who plays the game, prostitute
handy-dandychoose, make your choice [from the children's game: choosing which hand holds an object]
huntgame, quarry that has been killed
loggatstype of game [in which sticks are thrown to lie near a target stake]
maretype of schoolboy game involving one boy leaping on top of others
matchgame, contest, competition
morris, nine men'sarea marked out in squares for playing nine men's morris [a type of open-air game using nine ‘men’ on each side]
musstype of children's game in which players scramble for things thrown on the ground
novumgame of dice in which throws of nine and five were significant
pair-taunt-likelike a winning hand in the card game ‘post and pair’
pipmark on a playing card [as used in the game of ‘one-and-thirty’]
play[fencing] win a game, succeed in a bout
primerotype of gambling card game
pur[debated meaning] knave in a type of card game [post and pair]
push-pintype of children's game [the pushing over of a peg to cross the peg of another player]
shovel-boardwide coin used as a counter in the game of shovel-board
span-countergame in which counters were thrown to fall within a hand-span of the opponent's
stalkmove stealthily in concealment [as by using a stalking-horse to catch game]
stalkmove stealthily [as if hunting game]
stalking-horsehorse behind which a hunter hides, to stalk game
stool-balltype of bat-and-ball game, with a stool in place of a wicket
tamepetty, decoy [attracting people into a card game]
tray-triptype of dicing game [depending on the throw of a three]
troll-my-dametype of game in which balls are rolled [trolled] through hoops
turn[unclear meaning] turning-point; trick, game; occasion, proper time
warrenhunting park, land used for breeding game
windlasscircuit made to intercept game while hunting; roundabout way
woodcocktype of game bird, thought to be easily tricked or snared; simpleton

Thesaurus

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blind man [in a game]hoodman
card gamepur
card gameprimero
card gameeleven and twenty long
chase [in a game]bid the base / bass
circuit to intercept gamewindlass
gamechase
gameloggats
gamemorris, nine men's
gamebarley-break
gameturn
gamemare
gamestool-ball
gamespan-counter
gamenovum
gamebid the base / bass
gameDun
gamemuss
gametroll-my-dame
gameshovel-board
gamepush-pin
gamefast
gameprimero
gamematch
gamehandy-dandy
gamehoodman
gameflap-dragons
gameOlympian
gamecherry-pit
gametray-trip
gamecountry base
game [in hunting]hunt
game of lovegame
game, cardpur
game, cardeleven and twenty long
game, cardpair-taunt-like
game, land used for breedingwarren
game, one who plays thegamester
game, win a play
hands, choosing [in a game]handy-dandy
hunt game with hounds by sightcourse
knave in a type of card gamepur
land used for breeding gamewarren
love, game ofgame
rural chasing gamecountry base
win a gameplay

Themes and Topics

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Words Families

 4 result(s).
Word FamilyWord Family GroupWords
GAMEBASICgame n, gamesome adj, gaming n
GAMEPEOPLEgamester n
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