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Famish, 1) tr. to starve, to distress with hunger: Ven. 20. Merch. II, 2, 113. Shr. IV, 3, 3. H4B V, 4, 22. H5 III, 5, 57. H6A I, 2, 7. I, 4, 68. H6B I, 3, 175. IV, 10, 47. R3 V, 3, 329. Tit. V, 3, 179. Tim. IV, 3, 535. “a single --ed kiss,” Troil. IV, 4, 49 (i. e. hungry, longing for more). “mine eye is --ed for a look,” Sonn. 47, 3.
2) intr. to die of hunger: H6B IV, 10, 2. H6C V, 4, 32. Cor. I, 1, 5. Cor. I, 1, 5 Tit. II, 3, 154. Per. I, 4, 12. With an accus. denoting the result: “thou shalt f. a dog's death,” Tim. II, 2, 91 (some M. Edd. f., a dog's death).
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