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Only, adj. 1) sole, one alone, being without another: “his o. heir,” Tp. I, 2, 58. “the o. means,” H6A V, 1, 8. Gent. III, 1, 339. Err. V, 309. Mids. I, 1, 160. H6B II, 2, 19. H6C I, 1, 225. Cor. I, 9, 36. Rom. I, 5, 139. Caes. I, 2, 157 etc.
2) principal, chief: “'gainst venomed sores the o. sovereign plaster,” Ven. 916. “thou that art now the world's fresh ornament and o. herald to the gaudy spring.” Sonn. 1, 10. “best of dearest and mine o. care,” 48, 7. “we are the o. love-gods,” Ado II, 1, 402. “he is the o. man of Italy,” III, 1, 92. “it is the o. thing for a qualm,” III, 4, 75. “motley's the o. wear,” As II, 7, 34. “it is my o. suit,” As II, 7, 34 III, 4, 13. V, 3, 13. V, 3, 13 V, 4, 108. All's II, 1, 110. H4A I, 3, 261. II, 4, 83. H5 II, 3, 54. H6A IV, 7, 77. Rom. I, 5, 140. Hml. II, 2, 421. III, 2, 131. IV, 3, 22.
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