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Create, 1) to bring into being, to produce; a) absol.: “great --ing Nature,” Wint. IV, 4, 88. b) trans.: Sonn. 20, 9. 81, 10. Err. III, 2, 39. Mids. III, 2, 204. All's II, 3, 150. IV, 5, 10. R2 V, 5, 91. H5 IV, 1, 264. V, 2, 244. H6B V, 1, 105. H6C II, 5, 39. H8 V, 5, 42. Troil. V, 2, 124. Cor. III, 2, 9. Mcb. IV, 3, 187. Lr. I, 2, 14. Cymb. V, 4, 124. With of: “--d of every creature's best,” Tp. III, 1, 47. “c. her child of spleen,” Lr. I, 4, 304. H5 II, 2, 31. Rom. I, 1, 183.
Create == created: “the issue there c.” Mids. V, 412. “being c. for comfort,” John IV, 1, 107. “hearts c. of duty and of zeal,” H5 II, 2, 31. “O any thing, of nothing first c.” Rom. I, 1, 183 (F1 created).
2) to form, to make: “--ing every bad a perfect best,” Sonn. 114, 7. “king Richard might c. a perfect guess,” H4B III, 1, 88.
3) to choose, to appoint: “we c. our uncle York lord governor of England,” R2 II, 1, 219. “he were --d knight,” H6B V, 1, 77. “that you c. your emperor's eldest son,” Tit. I, 224. we c. lord S“aturninus Rome's great emperor,” Tit. I, 224 “will c. thee empress of Rome,” Tit. I, 224 “I c. thee here my lord and master,” Lr. V, 3, 77. “he --s Lucius proconsul,” Cymb. III, 7, 7. “I c. you companions to our person,” V, 5, 20. -- Especially == to invest with a peerage: John II, 551. H6A II, 4, 119. III, 1, 173. III, 4, 26. IV, 7, 62. H6B I, 1, 64. H6C II, 6, 103. IV, 3, 34.
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