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Compound, subst. 1) composition, mixture: “the poisonous simple sometimes is compacted in a pure c.” Lucr. 531. “with eager --s we our palates urge,” Sonn. 118, 2. cf. “to new-found methods and to --s strange,” 76, 4. Wiv. III, 5, 93. Cor. II, 1, 64. Rom. V, 1, 82. Cymb. I, 5, 8. Cymb. I, 5, 8
2) mass, lump: “behold that c.” H4A II, 4, 136. “thou whoreson mad c. of majesty,” H4B II, 4, 319.
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