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Cope, vb. 1) trans. to meet, to encounter, to have to do with; either in a friendly manner: “three thousand ducats we freely c. your courteous pains withal,” Merch. IV, 1, 412. “I love to c. him in these sullen fits,” As II, 1, 67. “is again to c. your wife,” Oth. IV, 1, 87 (== to lie by her). Or as an adversary: “who shall c. him first,” Ven. 888. “to c. malicious censurers,” H8 I, 2, 78. “he --d Hector in the battle,” Troil. I, 2, 34. II, 3, 275. Lr. V, 3, 124 (Qq c. withal).
2) intr. followed by with, in the same sense: “she that never --d with stranger eyes,” Lucr. 99. “the royal fool thou --st with,” Wint. IV, 4, 435. “as just a man as e'er my conversation --d withal,” Hml. III, 2, 60. “the men we should have --d withal,” H4B IV, 2, 95. H6B III, 2, 230. H6C I, 3, 24. R3 V, 3, 315. Rom. IV, 1, 75.
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