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Mangle, vb. to cut into pieces, to mutilate; absol.: “her sight dazzling makes the wound seem three, and then she reprehends her --ing eye,” Ven. 1065. trans.: As II, 7, 42. H4A V, 4, 96. H5 II, 4, 60. IV, 4, 41. H6C V, 2, 7. Troil. V, 5, 33. Tit. III, 1, 256. Rom. IV, 3, 52. Oth. V, 1, 79. Ant. IV, 2, 27. Metaphorically, == to take from, to impair, to reduce to nothing: “the naked, poor and --d peace,” H5 V, 2, 34. --ing by starts the full course of their glory, Epil. H5 V, 2, 34 “your dishonour --s true judgment,” Cor. III, 1, 158. “what tongue shall smooth thy name, when I have --d it?” Rom. III, 2, 99. “to m. me with that word 'banished',” III, 3, 51. “take up this --d matter at the best,” Oth. I, 3, 173. “our laws, whose use the sword of Caesar hath too oft --d,” Cymb. III, 1, 57.
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