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Enough (rhyming to “off,” Gentl. V, 1, 12), 1) sufficient quantity, sufficient, sufficiently; used as a subst. as well as an adj. (relating to a sing. or plur. indiscriminately) and adv.: “he hath e.” Merch. II, 2, 160. “room e.” Tp. I, 1, 9. “large e.” I, 2, 110. “bolts e.” Meas. V, 350. “we cannot misuse him e.” Wiv. IV, 2, 105. Sonn. 34, 5. 111, 14. Tp. I, 2, 314. Tp. I, 2, 314 II, 2, 165. Gentl. II, 4, 143. III, 2, 67. Wiv. III, 3, 47. III, 5, 56. IV, 1, 69. IV, 2, 72. V, 2, 11. Meas. I, 4, 2. II, 2, 170. III, 2, 240. IV, 3, 178. V, 215. V, 215 Err. IV, 1, 41. V, 58. Mids. I, 2, 78. II, 2, 125. Merch. IV, 1, 127. Merch. IV, 1, 127 Tw. I, 1, 7. V, 78 (on base and ground e. == from a sufficient motive) etc. etc. Followed by of: “e. of this,” Rom. I, 3, 49. Cymb. I, 4, 130. “you may have e. of Hector,” Troil. IV, 5, 263. Preceding the word to which it relates: “there is not e. leek to swear by,” H5 V, 1, 52 (Fluellen's speech). “not e. barbarous,” Per. IV, 2, 70. “the greatness whereof I cannot e. commend,” Merch. IV, 1, 159. Relating to an adj. preceding its subst.: “with simular proof e.” Cymb. V, 5, 200 (cf. Ado IV, 2, 87 and Troil. V, 1, 57).
2) very much, very, quite, pretty well, rather: “beat him e.: after a little time I'll beat him too,” Tp. III, 2, 93. “if thou be'st rated by thy estimation, thou dost deserve e., and yet e. may not extend so far as to the lady,” Merch. II, 7, 27. “more free than he is jealous. That's e.” Wint. II, 3, 30. “a wild dedication of yourselves to miseries e.” IV, 4, 579. “a rich fellow e.” Ado IV, 2, 87. “an honest fellow e.” Troil. V, 1, 57. “I have reason good e.” Tw. II, 3, 158. “if we recover that, we are sure e.” Gentl. V, 1, 12. “your thief thinks it little e.” Meas. IV, 2, 49. Merch. II, 5, 46. H4A II, 4, 164. like e. == very probably: Sonn. 87, 2. Ado II, 3, 108. As IV, 1, 69. H4A IV, 4, 7. Oth. III, 4, 190. Ant. III, 13, 29. well e. == pretty well, quite well: Gentl. II, 1, 55. Ado II, 1, 116. Tw. I, 3, 106. II, 3, 87. H4A II, 2, 29. III, 3, 73. Ant. III, 3, 50 etc.
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