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Green, subst. 1) the green colour: “with an eye of g.” Tp. II, 1, 55. “of the sea-water g.” LLL I, 2, 86; (cf. Mcb. II, 2, 63). “g. is the colour of lovers,” I, 2, 90 (probably as the emblem of youth and hope. Armado speaking).
2) any thing green; a) green garments: “in g.” Wiv. IV, 6, 41. V, 3, 2. V, 5, 215. V, 5, 215 “in Kendal g.” H4A II, 4, 246. H4A II, 4, 246
b) fresh leaves and herbage: “summer's g.” Sonn. 12, 7. “making no summer of another's g.” 68, 11.
c) a grassy plain, a meadow: “trip upon the g.” Ven. 146. Tp. IV, 83. Mids. II, 1, 9. Mids. II, 1, 9 Mids. II, 1, 9 “these --s before your town,” John II, 242. “Peter Bullcalf of the g.” H4B III, 2, 183. “Mile-end g.” H4B III, 2, 183
d) a grave covered with grass-turf: “to strow thy g. with flowers,” Per. IV, 1, 15 (Ff grave).
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