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Dew, subst. moisture precipitated by the cooling of the atmosphere: Lucr. 24. Lucr. 24 Tp. I, 2, 228. Tp. I, 2, 228 Mids. III, 2, 443. IV, 1, 58. IV, 1, 58 Merch. V, 7. Shr. II, 174. John II, 285. H6B V, 2, 53. R3 V, 3, 46 (Qq air). Tit. II, 3, 201. Rom. I, 1, 138. II, 3, 6. III, 5, 127. Hml. I, 1, 167. I, 2, 130. I, 3, 41. Oth. I, 2, 59. Cymb. I, 5, 1. IV, 2, 284. Plur. “--s:” Cor. II, 3, 35. Caes. V, 3, 64. Hml. I, 1, 117. Used of tears: “such relenting d. of lamentations,” Lucr. 1829. LLL IV, 3, 29. Wint. II, 1, 109. John V, 2, 45. R2 V, 1, 9. Used of things refreshing and beneficent: “the golden d. of sleep,” R3 IV, 1, 84. “the honey-heavy d. of slumber,” Caes. II, 1, 230. “this coal, which God's d. quench,” H8 II, 4, 80. Cymb. V, 5, 351. Likewise --s: “his --s fall everywhere,” H8 I, 3, 57. “the --s of heaven fall thick in blessings on her,” IV, 2, 133. “he watered his new plants with --s of flattery,” Cor. V, 6, 23.
Corrupted from the French “dieu:” H5 IV, 4, 7.
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