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make vb. (6 always coupled with “meddle”)
1. to give (a dinner, &c.) H8 I. iii. 52.
2. to get together (a force), muster, raise R3 IV. iv. 451, Cor. V. i. 37; see also HEAD sb. 7
3. to shut, close, bar Err. III. i. 93 “the doors are made against you,” AYL. IV. i. 168.
5. to do, in “What you?, What m-s he?” and the like Wiv. II. i. 243, R3 I. iii. 164, Oth. III. iv. 168.
6. to have to do (“with” a person or “in” a matter) Wiv. I. iv. 115, Ado III. iii. 56 “the less you meddle and make with them,” Troil. I. i. 14, 87
7. to go Err. I. i. 92, Lr. I. i. 145 “The bow is bent and drawn; from the shaft,” Ven. 5 “Venus m-s amain unto him.”
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