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Cave, subst., 1) cavern, habitation in the earth: Ven. 830. Gentl. V, 3, 12. Meas. I, 3, 22. As II, 7, 197. IV, 3, 146. V, 4, 202. Tw. IV, 1, 52. H5 II, 4, 124. Tit. II, 3, 24. IV, 2, 179. Rom. III, 2, 74. Tim. V, 1, 122. Tim. V, 1, 122 V, 2, 10. Lr. III, 2, 45. Ant. V, 2, 356. Cymb. III, 3, 38. III, 6, 83 etc. grim c. of death (viz night) Lucr. 769. “fall into the blind c. of eternal night,” R3 V, 3, 62. “lean-faced Envy in her loathsome c.” H6B III, 2, 315. “which way shall I find Revenge's c.?” Tit. III, 1, 271. (cf. cave-keeping, and “cell). cursed the gentle gusts and he that loosed them from their brazen --s,” H6B III, 2, 89. “the c. where Echo lies,” Rom. II, 2, 162.
2) any hollow place: these lovely --s, these round enchanting pits (viz dimples) Ven. 247. “as the snail shrinks backward in his shelly c.” Ven. 247
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