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Search phrase: skull

Plays

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PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
CoriolanusCor II.iii.21skull, they would fly east, west, north, south, and theirScull, they would flye East, West, North, South, and their
HamletHam V.i.75He throws up a skull
HamletHam V.i.75That skull had a tongue in it, and could singThat Scull had a tongue in it, and could sing
HamletHam V.i.96He throws up another skull
HamletHam V.i.96There's another. Why may not that be the skullThere's another: why might not that bee the Scull
HamletHam V.i.170Here's a skull now hath lien you i'th' earth three-and-twentyHeres a Scull now: this Scul, has laine in the earth three & twenty
HamletHam V.i.178same skull, sir, was, sir, Yorick's skull, the King's jester.same Scull Sir, this same Scull sir, was Yoricks Scull, the Kings Iester.
The Merchant of VeniceMV III.ii.96The skull that bred them in the sepulchre.The scull that bred them in the Sepulcher.
Richard IIR2 IV.i.69In earth as quiet as thy father's skull.In earth as quiet, as thy Fathers Scull.
The TempestTem III.ii.91Batter his skull, or paunch him with a stake,Batter his skull, or paunch him with a stake,
The TempestTem V.i.60Now useless, boiled within thy skull. There stand,(Now vselesse) boile within thy skull: there stand
Twelfth NightTN I.v.108son should be a fool; whose skull Jove cram with brains,sonne should be a foole: whose scull, Ioue cramme with braines,

Glossary

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crooked-patedwith a twisted head, with a deformed skull
deathskull, memento mori
death's-headskull, memento mori
facerepresentation, image; skull
mazzard[jocular] skull, head, bowl
patehead, skull

Thesaurus

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deformed skull, with a crooked-pated
skullpate
skulldeath's-head
skullmazzard
skulldeath
skullface
skull, with a deformedcrooked-pated

Themes and Topics

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Frequently Encountered Words (FEW)... parley (n ) 2--3 (v ) pate (n ) head skull ce ii i 78 [adriana to dromio of ephesu...

Words Families

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Word FamilyWord Family GroupWords
SKULLBASICskull n
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