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Loud, adj. high sounding, making a great noise, striking the ear with great force: the l. pursuers (dogs) Ven. 688. “their l. alarums,” Ven. 688 “the bird of --est lay,” Phoen. 1. “they are --er than the weather,” Tp. I, 1, 40. III, 3, 63. Wiv. I, 4, 96. Meas. I, 1, 71. Mids. V, 70. Shr. I, 1, 131. I, 2, 207. John III, 1, 303. H4A III, 2, 53. H4A III, 2, 53. I, 3, 91. IV, 1, 52. IV, 1, 52 H5 IV, 1, 76. H6A II, 2, 43. II, 4, 3. H6B I, 1, 160. H8 IV, 1, 73. Troil. I, 3, 163. Troil. I, 3, 163 IV, 5, 3. IV, 5, 3 Cor. IV, 2, 12. Tit. I, 147. Mcb. V, 3, 27. Lr. II, 4, 43. IV, 7, 25. Ant. II, 7, 115. Ant. II, 7, 115 Cymb. III, 5, 44 (O. Edd. l. of noise, M. Edd. --est noise). Per. II, 3, 97. III Prol. 3. == high, noisy, boisterous, turbulent: “my arrows, too slightly timbered for so l. a wind,” Hml. IV, 7, 22. “the wind is l.” Per. III, 1, 48. “'tis like to be l. weather,” Wint. III, 3, 11. “lords of this l. day,” John V, 4, 14. “in l. rebellion,” H8 I, 2, 29. “consort with me in l. and dear petition,” Troil. V, 3, 9. “had tongue at will and yet was never l.” Oth. II, 1, 150. “he's embarked with such l. reason to the Cyprus wars,” I, 1, 151. to the --est == speaking at the top of the voice: “to be her advocate, to the --est,” Wint. II, 2, 39.
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