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Lock, vb. 1) to fasten by turning the key: “the doors be --ed,” Gent. III, 1, 111. Err. III, 1, 30. IV, 4, 74. Hml. V, 2, 322. Oth. I, 1, 85. Cymb. III, 5, 43. Cymb. III, 5, 43 With up: “were not my doors --ed up,” Err. IV, 4, 73. Ado IV, 1, 106. Merch. II, 5, 29. Cymb. I, 1, 74. “her --ed up eyes,” Lucr. 446. With an accus. and adv. denoting the effect: “wherefore didst thou l. me forth,” Err. IV, 4, 98 (shut the door against me; shut me out by locking the door). “--ing me out of my doors,” Err. IV, 1, 18. “we were --ed out,” IV, 4, 102. V, 218. V, 218 Rom. I, 1, 145.
2) to shut up, to confine by turning the key; properly and figuratively: “safely --ed,” All's IV, 1, 104. “there l. yourself,” Ant. IV, 13, 4. The prep. in or within following: Meas. III, 2, 143. V, 10. Merch. III, 2, 40. John II, 369. H6A II, 5, 118. Troil. IV, 5, 195. Lr. III, 3, 11. Hml. I, 3, 85. Ant. IV, 14, 120. Into following: “a jewel --ed into the wofullest cask,” H6B III, 2, 409. With the adv. in: “that in gold clasps --s in the golden story,” Rom. I, 3, 92. With up: “thee have I not --ed up in any chest,” Sonn. 48, 9. “--ed up in sleep,” Meas. IV, 2, 69. “to l. up honesty from the access of visitors,” Wint. II, 2, 10. IV, 4, 369. John V, 2, 141. H4A V, 2, 10. H6B III, 2, 234. Cymb. I, 5, 41. to l. from == to detain, to keep back, to withhold: “I'll l. thy heaven from thee,” Tim. I, 2, 255. “to l. such rascal counters from his friends,” Caes. IV, 3, 80. “she should l. herself from his resort,” Hml. II, 2, 143. “sport and repose l. from me day and night,” III, 2, 227. to l. it (life) “from action,” Cymb. IV, 4, 2.
3) to enclose; to encircle: “his mistress did hold his eyes --ed in her crystal looks,” Gent. II, 4, 89. “all his senses were --ed in his eye,” LLL II, 242. “she --s her lily fingers one in one,” Ven. 228. “her hand, in my hand being --ed,” Lucr. 260. “l. hand in hand,” Wiv. V, 5, 81. “and so --s her in embracing,” Wint. V, 2, 83. our --ed embrasures (== close embraces) Troil. IV, 4, 39.
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