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Fellow, subst. 1) companion, comrade: “he hath lost his --s,” Tp. I, 2, 416. “I and my --s are ministers of fate,” III, 3, 60. IV, 35. Gentl. IV, 1, 1. Err. I, 2, 37. Ado III, 3, 92. Mids. III, 2, 24. Merch. II, 2, 164. III, 5, 64. Tw. II, 5, 170. III, 4, 84. Wint. II, 3, 142. III, 2, 39. V, 1, 34. H4A V, 2, 76. H6C IV, 3, 54. R3 V, 2, 1. H8 II, 4, 160. Cor. I, 4, 27. IV, 5, 194. Rom. I, 5, 51. Tim. IV, 2, 3. Mcb. I, 5, 36. IV, 3, 129. Lr. I, 3, 13. III, 1, 48. Ant. IV, 2, 13. Adject. (in M. Edd. mostly hyphened): “thy f. birds,” Pilgr. 397. “every one fault seeming monstrous till his f. fault came to match it,” As III, 2, 373. “a f. counsellor,” H8 V, 2, 17. “f. kings,” H6B IV, 2, 173. “her f. maids,” Per. V, 1, 50. “my f. ministers,” Tp. III, 3, 65. “my f. partner,” Meas. IV, 2, 19. “my f. peers,” Per. I, 3, 11. “my f. scholars,” LLL I, 1, 17. “my f. schoolmaster,” Shr. III, 2, 140. “my f. servant,” Gentl. II, 4, 105. “f. soldier,” H6C IV, 7, 70. “f. student,” Hml. I, 2, 177. “your f. tribune,” Cor. III, 1, 52. V, 4, 39.
2) an equal: “my brother's servants were then my --s,” Tp. II, 1, 274. “to be your f. you may deny me,” III, 1, 84. “good hay hath no f.” Mids. IV, 1, 38; cf. Merch. III, 5, 88 and H8 I, 3, 41. “and be his f. so,” R2 III, 2, 99. “if he be not f. with the best king,” H5 V, 2, 261. “of whose quality there is no f. in the firmament,” Caes. III, 1, 62. “it is impossible that ever Rome should breed thy f.” V, 3, 101. “my young remembrance cannot parallel a f. to it,” Mcb. II, 3, 68. “the suits of princely --s,” Cymb. III, 4, 93. Hence == one of a pair: his (the shaft's) “f. of the self-same flight,” Merch. I, 1, 141. here is the f. of it (a glove) H5 IV, 8, 30. H5 IV, 8, 30
3) Used as an appellation of familiarity, and sometimes of contempt: Tp. I, 1, 29. V, 218. V, 218 Gentl. IV, 1, 37. IV, 4, 26. Wiv. II, 1, 143. Wiv. II, 1, 143 Meas. III, 2, 139. Err. IV, 2, 36. Merch. I, 1, 51. III, 4, 64. All's II, 3, 308. Tw. III, 4, 67. H5 V, 1, 8. V, 2, 262. Cor. I, 4, 52. Mcb. IV, 3, 183. Ant. II, 7, 140. Cymb. II, 3, 60 etc. Used in addressing a person: Meas. I, 2, 120. LLL I, 1, 183. IV, 1, 102. Cor. V, 2, 63. Lr. III, 2, 69. IV, 1, 31. “--s:” Meas. IV, 3, 69. Shr. I, 2, 280. R3 V, 1, 10. Lr. III, 7, 67. Ant. IV, 14, 135. Before a name: “f. Trinculo,” Tp. II, 2, 180, “f. Hector,” LLL V, 2, 678. “f. Grumio,” Shr. IV, 1, 112. --s == servants, people: “I am more bound to you than your --s, for they are but lightly rewarded,” LLL I, 2, 156. “whose --s are these?” H4A IV, 2, 68. cf. “my shoulders for the f. of this walk,” Wiv. V, 5, 29, i. e. for the forester.
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