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Search phrase: woodcock

Plays

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PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
All's Well That Ends WellAW IV.i.89We have caught the woodcock and will keep him muffledWe haue caught the woodcocke, and will keepe him mufled
HamletHam V.ii.300Why, as a woodcock to mine own springe, Osrick.Why as a Woodcocke / To mine Sprindge, Osricke,
Henry VI Part 33H6 I.iv.61Ay, ay, so strives the woodcock with the gin.I, I, so striues the Woodcocke with the Gynne.
Much Ado About NothingMA V.i.152woodcock too?wood-cocke too?
The Taming of the ShrewTS I.ii.158O this woodcock, what an ass it is!Oh this Woodcocke, what an Asse it is.
Twelfth NightTN II.v.83Now is the woodcock near the gin.Now is the Woodcocke neere the gin.
Twelfth NightTN IV.ii.58thy wits, and fear to kill a woodcock lest thou dispossessthy wits, and feare to kill a Woodcocke, lest thou dis-possesse

Glossary

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cockwoodcock [known for its foolishness]
woodcocktype of game bird, thought to be easily tricked or snared; simpleton

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woodcockcock
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