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Search phrase: receptacle

Plays

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PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
Romeo and JulietRJ IV.iii.39As in a vault, an ancient receptacleAs in a Vaulte, an ancient receptacle,
Titus AndronicusTit I.i.95O sacred receptacle of my joys,O sacred receptacle of my ioyes,
Titus AndronicusTit II.iii.235Out of this fell devouring receptacle,Out of this fell deuouring receptacle,

Glossary

 6 result(s).
caseholder, covering, receptacle
cestern, cesternevariant spelling of ‘cistern’ [= water receptacle, vessel, reservoir]
continentcontainer, receptacle, enclosure
receptaclerepository, storehouse, receiving chamber
sortlot [item drawn from a receptacle in a lottery]
watch-case[unclear meaning] receptacle containing a watch; place for keeping watch

Thesaurus

 2 result(s).
receptaclecase
receptaclecontinent
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