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Lap, subst. the seat formed by a female body in sitting or lying down: Ado V, 2, 104. H4A III, 1, 215. H4A III, 1, 215 H4B V, 3, 110 (lay thy head in Furies' l.) cf. H6A V, 3, 26. H6B III, 2, 390. H6C III, 2, 148. Tit. IV, 3, 64. Rom. I, 1, 220. Tim. IV, 3, 387. Mcb. I, 3, 4. Hml. III, 2, 119. Hml. III, 2, 119 Oth. IV, 3, 89. Ant. II, 1, 37. Used metaphorically of any delightful place: or from their proud l. pluck them (flowers) “where they grew,” Sonn. 98, 8. “frosts fall in the fresh l. of the crimson rose,” Mids. II, 1, 108. “the fresh green l. of fair King Richard's land,” R2 III, 3, 47. “the violets that strew the green l. of the new come spring,” V, 2, 47.
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