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Enemy, 1) foe, adversary: Ven. 887. Lucr. 674. Lucr. 674 Lucr. 674 Sonn. 139, 10. Tp. 1, 2, 1, 2 1, 2 III, 3, 89. IV, 264. Gentl. II, 6, 29. III, 2, 35. IV, 1, 8. Wiv. III, 4, 93. Ado IV, 1, 301. V, 1, 98. Mids. IV, 1, 147. Merch. I, 3, 136. III, 1, 60. III, 2, 265. As I, 2, 238. As I, 2, 238 II, 3, 11. II, 3, 11 II, 5, 7. V, 4, 47 etc. etc. “be --ies with me,” H5 II, 1, 108 (after the analogy of the preceding 'be friends with me'). “that thrust had been mine e. indeed,” Oth. V, 1, 24. Followed by “to:” Sonn. 28, 5. Tp. I, 2, 121. All's I, 1, 65. Tw. III, 4, 108. John II, 243. H6A III, 1, 18. H6B III, 1, 258. III, 2, 57. H6C V, 4, 28. R3 II, 2, 37. Tit. II, 3, 183 etc.
Used adjectively: “this e. town,” Cor. IV, 4, 24. “followed his e. king,” Lr. V, 3, 220. “she would not hold out e. for ever,” Merch. IV, 1, 447. “that which all the Parthian darts, though e., lost aim,” Ant. IV, 14, 71.
2) fiend, devil: “O cunning e., that, to catch a saint, with saints dost bait thy hook,” Meas. II, 2, 180. “wherein the pregnant e. does much,” Tw. II, 2, 29; cf. III, 4, 108 and Mcb. III, 1, 69.
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