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Search phrase: sconce

Plays

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The Comedy of ErrorsCE I.ii.79Or I shall break that merry sconce of yoursOr I shall breake that merrie sconce of yours
The Comedy of ErrorsCE II.ii.34Or I will beat this method in your sconce.Or I will beat this method in your sconce. 
The Comedy of ErrorsCE II.ii.35‘ Sconce ’ call you it? So youSconce call you it? so you 
The Comedy of ErrorsCE II.ii.37use these blows long I must get a sconce for my head,vse these blows long, I must get a sconce for my head, 
CoriolanusCor III.ii.99Must I go show them my unbarbed sconce? Must IMust I goe shew them my vnbarb'd Sconce? / Must I
HamletHam V.i.100sconce with a dirty shovel, and will not tell him of hisSconce with a dirty Shouell, and will not tell him of his
Henry VH5 III.vi.71and such a sconce, at such a breach, at such a convoy;and such a Sconce, at such a Breach, at such a Conuoy:
The Taming of the ShrewTS II.i.241Thou canst not frown, thou canst not look askance,Thou canst not frowne, thou canst not looke a sconce,

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Glossary

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sconce[jocular] head, pate, bonce
sconceshelter, screen, guard
sconcefort, military work
sconceshort form of 'ensconce'

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Abbreviations... in parentheses after the quotation sconce (n ) 2 shelter screen guard ce ii ii 3...
...an you use these blows long i must get a sconce for my head [pun 34 sense 1] in other...
...1] in other words in line 34 the word sconce is used in sense 1 {i e in the sense of...

Words Families

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Word FamilyWord Family GroupWords
ENSCONCEBASICsee SCONCE
SCONCEBASICsconce n, sconce v
SCONCEACTIONensconce v

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