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Search phrase: spread


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The Comedy of ErrorsCE II.ii.196Dromio, go bid the servants spread for dinner.Dromio, goe bid the seruants spred for dinner. 
The Comedy of ErrorsCE III.ii.48Spread o'er the silver waves thy golden hairsSpread ore the siluer waues thy golden haires;
CoriolanusCor III.i.309.1Spread further.Spred further.
HamletHam III.iv.152And do not spread the compost on the weedsAnd do not spred the Compost or the Weedes,
HamletHam IV.vii.175Fell in the weeping brook. Her clothes spread wide,Fell in the weeping Brooke, her cloathes spred wide,
Henry IV Part 22H4 V.iii.8all, Sir John – marry, good air. Spread, Davy, spread,all Sir Iohn: Marry, good ayre. Spread Dauy, spread
Henry VI Part 11H6 I.i.11His arms spread wider than a dragon's wings;His Armes spred wider then a Dragons Wings:
Henry VI Part 11H6 I.iv.50So great fear of my name 'mongst them were spreadSo great feare of my Name 'mongst them were spread,
Henry VI Part 11H6 III.iii.31There goes the Talbot with his colours spread,There goes the Talbot, with his Colours spred,
Henry VI Part 33H6 I.i.91And slew your fathers, and with colours spreadAnd slew your Fathers, and with Colours spread
Henry VI Part 33H6 I.i.252Will follow mine, if once they see them spread;Will follow mine, if once they see them spread:
Henry VI Part 33H6 I.i.253And spread they shall be, to thy foul disgraceAnd spread they shall be, to thy foule disgrace,
Henry VIIIH8 I.ii.205Another spread on's breast, mounting his eyes,Another spread on's breast, mounting his eyes,
Henry VIIIH8 II.ii.123Believe me, there's an ill opinion spread then,Beleeue me, there's an ill opinion spread then,
King Edward IIIE3 III.i.179A bonnier vessel never yet spread sail;A bonnier vessel neuer yet spred sayle,
King Edward IIIE3 III.iii.166Now on this plain of Crécy spread yourselves – Now on this plaine of Cressie spred your selues,
King Edward IIIE3 IV.vii.1.1Enter Prince Edward, King John, Charles, and all, with ensigns spread. Retreat soundedEnter prince Edward, king Iohn, Charles, and all with Ensignes spred. Retreat sounded.
King JohnKJ II.i.8To spread his colours, boy, in thy behalf,To spread his colours boy, in thy behalfe,
King JohnKJ V.i.72Mocking the air with colours idly spread,Mocking the ayre with colours idlely spred,
Love's Labour's LostLLL V.ii.560By east, west, north, and south, I spread my conquering might;By East, West, North, & South, I spred my conquering might
A Midsummer Night's DreamMND I.ii.15by the scroll. Masters, spread yourselves.by the scrowle. Masters spread your selues.
Much Ado About NothingMA II.iii.209Let there be the same net spreadLet there be the same Net spread
PericlesPer I.i.98Blows dust in others' eyes, to spread itself;Blowes dust in others eyes to spread it selfe;
PericlesPer epilogue.V.iii.12Had spread his cursed deed to the honoured nameHad spred his cursed deede, the honor'd name
Romeo and JulietRJ I.i.152Ere he can spread his sweet leaves to the airEre he can spread his sweete leaues to the ayre,
Romeo and JulietRJ III.ii.5Spread thy close curtain, love-performing night,Spred thy close Curtaine Loue-performing night,
Timon of AthensTim V.iv.30Into our city with thy banners spread.Into our City with thy Banners spred,
Troilus and CressidaTC I.iii.322However it is spread in general name,How euer it is spred in general name,
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK I.i.64Nor in more bounty spread her; your wheaten wreathNor in more bounty spread her. Your wheaten wreathe
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK II.i.293How I would spread, and fling my wanton armsHow I would spread, and fling my wanton armes
The Winter's TaleWT II.i.19.2She is spread of lateShe is spread of late


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The Rape of LucreceLuc.1266 That dying fear through all her body spread; That dying feare through all her bodie spred,
SonnetsSonn.25.5 Great princes' favourites their fair leaves spread Great Princes fauorites their faire leaues spread,
Venus and AdonisVen.590 Like lawn being spread upon the blushing rose, Like lawne being spred vpon the blushing rose,
Venus and AdonisVen.903 A second fear through all her sinews spread, A second feare through all her sinewes spred,
Venus and AdonisVen.1100 The fishes spread on it their golden gills; The fishes spread on it their golden gils,


 19 result(s).
airbecome known, spread about
beslubberbesmear, bedaub, spread thickly
bestrewcover, lie spread over
birdlimesticky substance spread on branches to snare birds
butterspread butter on
buzzspread, move about, send
buzzspread false rumours
displaydiffuse, spread out, disperse
displayedextended, stretched, spread
insinuatespread subtly, convey with cunning
noiserumour, spread about, noise abroad
runpass, spread, bring, cause to flow
smirchsmear, discolour, spread on
smokespread like mist, grow misty
spreadcover, envelop, enfold
spreadlay the table
strewscatter, broadcast, spread about
strewscatter, be spread over
wide-skirtedwith wide borders, widely spread out


 22 result(s).
lie spread overbestrew
rumours, spread false buzz
spread aboutair
spread aboutstrew
spread aboutnoise
spread butter onbutter
spread butter onbutter
spread false rumoursbuzz
spread like mistsmoke
spread onsmirch
spread outdisplay
spread out widelywide-skirted
spread over, bestrew
spread over, liebestrew
spread subtlyinsinuate
spread thicklybeslubber
subtly, spreadinsinuate
thickly, spreadbeslubber
widely spread outwide-skirted

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Words Families

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Word FamilyWord Family GroupWords
SPREADBASICspread v, spreading adj, spreading n
SPREADSTATEbroad-spreading adj, o'espread v, overspread v


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