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Search phrase: winning

Plays

 6 result(s).
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
CymbelineCym I.v.90would hazard the winning both of first and last.would hazzard the winning both of first and last.
CymbelineCym II.iii.7Winning will put any man into courage. If I couldWinning will put any man into courage: if I could
King Edward IIIE3 I.ii.140That more persuades than winning oratory?That more perswads then winning Oratorie.
Romeo and JulietRJ III.ii.12And learn me how to lose a winning match,And learne me how to loose a winning match,
The TempestTem I.ii.452I must uneasy make, lest too light winningI must vneasie make, least too light winning
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK V.iii.138.2Is this winning?Is this wynning?

Glossary

 5 result(s).
eleven and twenty longjust right, perfect [a winning hand in the card game of Thirty-one]
hazard[royal tennis] opening in a court where a ball is unplayable [and thus a winning point is scored]
inheritanceacquiring, obtaining, winning
lot[in a lottery] drawing of a winning ticket rather than a blank ticket
pair-taunt-likelike a winning hand in the card game ‘post and pair’

Thesaurus

 3 result(s).
drawing a winning ticket rather than a blank ticket [in a lottery]lot
ticket, winning or blank [in a lottery]lot
winninginheritance
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