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  • verb obsolete Simple past tense and past participle of match.

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Examples

  • O how thrice happy are our well-matcht Couple! who like a

    The Ten Pleasures of Marriage and the Second Part, The Confession of the New Married Couple

  • 'Tis very true, this might happen to you, and it would seem to eclipse the Sun of your Pleasures of Marriage very much; if you had not now, O well matcht Couple, through the instruction of the winged Time, gotten such prudent eys that you can easily see through such vain and simple

    The Ten Pleasures of Marriage and the Second Part, The Confession of the New Married Couple

  • He answered her again, what a fidle stick, why should we spend time in thinking? we are equally matcht: a Souldier never thinks long upon any thing, but takes hold of all present opportunities, and it generally falls out well with him.

    The Ten Pleasures of Marriage and the Second Part, The Confession of the New Married Couple

  • For there are certain tempers of body, which, matcht with an humorous depravity of mind, do hatch and produce vitiosities, whose newness and monstrosity of nature admits no name: this was the temper of that Lecher that fell in love with a

    Religio Medici

  • The physicians who have examined for the North Carolina Mutual have not only been true to the ethics of their profession and honest with themselves but they have also matcht the spirit of the company in helping to promote unselfishly the general health of the race thru the medium of preventive care.

    John Merrick. A Biographical Sketch

  • For there are certain tempers of body, which, matcht with an humorous depravity of mind, do hatch and produce vitiosities, whose newness and monstrosity of nature admits no name: this was the temper of that Lecher that fell in love with a Statua, and the constitution of Nero in his Spintrian22 recreations.

    The Second Part

  • A dog in a larder, a sow in a garden, a fool with wise men, are ill matcht.

    Early English Meals and Manners

  • [Sidenote: A dog in a larder, a sow in a garden, a fool with wise men, are ill matcht.] hoo so makyȝt at crystysmas A dogg {e} lardyner, And yn march

    Early English Meals and Manners

  • Sir Walter Raleigh, calling attention to the subject in the House of Commons, said, "I am sure heretofore one ship of Her Majesty's was able to beat ten Spaniards, but now, by reason of our own ordnance, we are hardly matcht one to one."

    Industrial Biography

  • Sir Walter Raleigh, calling attention to the subject in the House of Commons, said, "I am sure heretofore one ship of Her Majesty's was able to beat ten Spaniards, but now, by reason of our own ordnance, we are hardly matcht one to one."

    Industrial Biography, Iron Workers and Tool Makers

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