if you are searching for a compound word, note that it might appear in any of three ways, reflecting varied editorial practice: spaced ('house keeper'), solid ('housekeeper'), or hyphenated ('house-keeper')
or use Advanced Search

Search results

Search phrase: madcap

Plays

 7 result(s).
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
Henry IV Part 11H4 I.ii.141madcap.mad-cap.
Henry IV Part 11H4 I.iii.241'Twas where the madcap Duke his uncle kept'Twas, where the madcap Duke his Vncle kept,
Henry IV Part 11H4 IV.i.95The nimble-footed madcap Prince of Wales,The nimble-footed Mad-Cap, Prince of Wales,
King JohnKJ I.i.84Why, what a madcap hath heaven lent us here!Why what a mad-cap hath heauen lent vs here?
Love's Labour's LostLLL II.i.201That last is Berowne, the merry madcap lord.That last is Beroune, the mery mad-cap Lord.
The Taming of the ShrewTS II.i.281A madcap ruffian and a swearing Jack,A mad-cap ruffian, and a swearing Iacke,
The Two Gentlemen of VeronaTG II.v.7Come on, you madcap; I'll to the alehouse withCome-on you mad-cap: Ile to the Ale-house with

Glossary

 2 result(s).
madcapmad-brained fellow, lunatic
madcapreckless, impulsive, wildly behaved

Thesaurus

 0 result(s).
SHAKESPEARE'S WORDS © 2020 DAVID CRYSTAL & BEN CRYSTAL