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Hinder, vb. 1) to stop, to obstruct, to keep back; absol.: “of --ing knotgrass made,” Mids. III, 2, 329 (stunting). With an accus.: “when his fair course is not --ed,” Gent. II, 7, 27. Gent. II, 7, 27 “I am sorry that I have --ed you,” Err. V, 1. “these be the stops that h. study,” LLL I, 1, 70. “--ed me half a million,” Merch. III, 1, 57. “fair hope must h. life's decay,” H6C IV, 4, 16. “that no dissension h. government,” IV, 6, 40. “have --ed the passages made toward it,” H8 II, 4, 164. “from your affairs I h. you too long,” V, 1, 54.
2) to keep back, to prevent: Lucr. 551. Err. V, 71. Err. V, 71 Mids. III, 2, 318. All's III, 6, 44. Wint. I, 2, 24. R2 II, 2, 67. H5 II, 2, 187. III, 6, 169. Troil. V, 3, 57. Caes. I, 2, 30. Ant. V, 2, 335. With “from:” Tp. III, 3, 108. With an inf.: Err. IV, 3, 39. R3 II, 2, 34.
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