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Mass, 1) solid substance, bulk: “winnows the light away, and what hath m. or matter, by itself lies rich in virtue,” Troil. I, 3, 29. “in such indexes there is seen the baby figure of the giant m. of things to come at large,” Troil. I, 3, 29 “not the dreadful spout which shipmen do the hurricano call, constringed in m. by the almighty sun,” V, 2, 173. this solidity and compound m. (the earth) Hml. III, 4, 49. “this army of such m. and charge,” IV, 4, 47.
2) great quantity: “hath --es of money,” Wiv. II, 2, 284. “have cost a m. of public treasure,” H6B I, 3, 134. Tim. IV, 3, 404. “let us pay betimes a moiety of that m. of moan to come,” Troil. II, 2, 107. “I remember a m. of things,” Oth. II, 3, 289. “to do the act not the world's m. of vanity could make me,” IV, 2, 164.
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