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vain (sense 1, and ‘empty, worthless’, ‘ineffectual’ are the chief meanings)
1. empty-headed, foolish, silly Err. III. ii. 187 “no man is so vain That would refuse so fair an offer'd chain,” LLL. V. ii. 769 “wanton . . . skipping and vain,” 1H4 III. ii. 67 “every beardless vain comparative,” Lr. IV. ii. 61 “O vain fool.”
3. “for vain,” in vain Meas. II. iv. 12.
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