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Neighbour, subst. 1) one who lives near another: Ado V, 2, 79. LLL V, 1, 25. V, 2, 586. Mids. V, 209. Shr. II, 336. All's III, 5, 15. Wint. I, 2, 195. Wint. I, 2, 195 IV, 2, 45. H4B II, 4, 80. Cymb. I, 4, 134. With to: “the sun, to whom I am a n.” Merch. II, 1, 3.
2) one who lives in an adjacent country: “what think you of the Scottish lord, his n.?” Merch. I, 2, 84. “though France himself and such another n. stand in our way,” H5 III, 6, 166. “our --s, the upper Germany,” H8 V, 3, 29. “a giddy n. to us,” H5 I, 2, 145.
3) one who is standing or sitting near another: “his nose being shadowed by his --'s ear,” Lucr. 1416. “and this my n. too?” Wint. IV, 4, 381. “our bad n. makes us early stirrers,” H5 IV, 1, 6 (i. e. the enemy). “can any of your --s tell?” V, 2, 208. “cheer your --s,” H8 I, 4, 41.
4) one who lives in familiarity with another: “all my --s shall cry aim,” Wiv. III, 2, 45. “the more the pity that some honest --s will not make them friends,” Mids. III, 1, 149. “made her --s believe she wept for the death of a third husband,” Merch. III, 1, 10. “will on the vigil feast his --s,” H5 IV, 3, 45. “sing the merry songs of peace to all his --s,” H8 V, 5, 36. With to: “Buckingham no more shall be the n. to my counsel,” R3 IV, 2, 43. Used as a term of familiar address: Ado III, 3, 7. Ado III, 3, 7 Ado III, 3, 7 Ado III, 3, 7 III, 5, 2. III, 5, 2 III, 5, 2 III, 5, 2 III, 5, 2 V, 1, 336. Shr. II, 39. Shr. II, 39 Shr. II, 39 Shr. II, 39 III, 2, 248. H4A II, 1, 49. II, 2, 82. H4B II, 4, 94. H6B II, 3, 59. H6B II, 3, 59 H6B II, 3, 59 R3 II, 3, 1. R3 II, 3, 1 Cor. I, 1, 63. IV, 6, 20. IV, 6, 20 Caes. I, 2, 231. Per. III, 2, 107.
5) a countryman: “civil wounds ploughed up with --s' sword,” R2 I, 3, 128. “we will home to Rome and die among our --s,” Cor. V, 3, 173.
6) a fellow-creature: “when such a one as she such is her n.” As II, 7, 78. “your wife's wit going to your --'s bed,” IV, 1, 170. “lie with his --'s wife,” R3 I, 4, 141.
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