Dry-beat, to thrash, to cudgel soundly: “all --en with pure scoff,” LLL V, 2, 263. “and as you shall use me hereafter, d. the rest of the eight,” Rom. III, 1, 82. “I will d. you with an iron wit,” IV, 5, 126.
Shakespeare Lexicon. Alexander Schmidt. Berlin. Georg Reimer. 1902.
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