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Search phrase: maim

Plays

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PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
Henry IV Part 11H4 IV.i.42Your father's sickness is a maim to us.Your Fathers sicknesse is a mayme to vs.
Henry VI Part 22H6 II.iii.41That bears so shrewd a maim; two pulls at once – That beares so shrewd a mayme: two Pulls at once;
Richard IIR2 I.iii.156A dearer merit, not so deep a maimA deerer merit, not so deepe a maime,
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK III.vi.237Think how you maim your honour – Thinke how you maime your honour;

Poems

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A Lover's ComplaintLC.312 And veiled in them did win whom he would maim, And vaild in them did winne whom he would maime,

Glossary

 5 result(s).
maimwound, injury, mutilation
maimmake powerless, undermine, subvert
mainmaim, cripple
nick[unclear meaning] cut through, maim; do out of, cheat of; mark with foolishness
scarwound, disfigure, maim

Thesaurus

 3 result(s).
maimmain
maimscar
maimnick

Words Families

 4 result(s).
Word FamilyWord Family GroupWords
MAIMBASICmaim n, maim v, maimed adj, maimed n
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