Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A word used in burlesque in the following passage, which appears to contain some allusion not now intelligible.

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Examples

  • Do ’t! he will do ’t; for—look you, sir—he has as many friends as enemies; which friends, sir—as it were—durst not—look you, sir—show themselves—as we term it—his friends, whilst he’s in directitude.

    Act IV. Scene V. Coriolanus

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