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light adj. (quibbles are frequent)
1. unimportant, slight, trivial Tp. I. ii. 449 “Make the prize ,” MND. III. ii. 133 “as as tales,” H5 II. ii. 89 “for a few crowns;—hold, set ,” account of small value R2 I. iii. 293, Oth. II. iii. 176.
2. full of levity, frivolous Shr. II. i. 204 “young and light,” Rom. II. ii. 99, Lr. III. iv. 92 “light of ear.”
3. wanton, unchaste Err. IV. iii. 51 “a wench,” Mer.V. II. vi. 42, 2H4 II. iv. 322.
4. active, nimble, swift Shr. II. i. 205, Rom. II. ii. 66 “love's light wings,” Ven. 150, 1192
5. easy Tp. I. ii. 448 “too light winning.”
6. cheerful, merry Gent. I. ii. 81 “so a tune,” 2H4 IV. ii. 85 “ in spirit,” Oth. IV. i. 103 “ behaviour.”
7. delirious, light-headed Err. V. i. 72, Oth. IV. i. 280 “Are his wits safe? is he not light of brain?.”
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