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Number, vb. 1) to enumerate: “in fresh numbers n. all your graces,” Sonn. 17, 6.
2) to count, to tell: “how many steps are --ed in the travel of one mile? we n. nothing that we spend for you,” LLL V, 2, 197. LLL V, 2, 197 “--ing sands,” R2 II, 2, 146. V, 5, 50. H5 IV, 8, 78. H6B I, 3, 59. H6C II, 1, 162. “the sands are --ed that make up my life,” I, 4, 25.
3) to be at the age of: “as when he --ed thirty,” All's IV, 5, 86. “when Viola from her birth had --ed thirteen years,” Tw. V, 252. cf. “a sibyl that had --ed in the world the sun to course two hundred compasses,” Oth. III, 4, 40.
4) to reckon, to account, to estimate: “henceforth be never --ed among men,” Mids. III, 2, 67. were the --ing too (true), “I were the fairest goddess on the ground,” LLL V, 2, 35.
5) to bring into verse: “scribes, bards, poets cannot . . . write, sing, n. his love to Antony,” Ant. III, 2, 17.
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