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Price, 1) the sum paid for a thing, or at which it is valued: Ven. 551. Ado III, 3, 122. LLL III, 139. Merch. III, 5, 26. H4A II, 1, 14. H5 II, 2, 154. III, 6, 47. Cor. II, 3, 79. Cor. II, 3, 79 Rom. III, 1, 188. Oth. IV, 3, 69. Per. IV, 2, 54. At before it: “we can afford no more at such a p.” LLL V, 2, 223. All's IV, 3, 309. V, 3, 190. Tw. III, 4, 252. Cor. I, 1, 11. III, 3, 91. Tit. III, 1, 199.
2) worth, value: “happy news of p.” H4B V, 3, 100 (Pistol's speech). a pearl, whose p. hath launched above “a thousand ships,” Troil. II, 2, 82. “if he overhold his p.” II, 3, 142. Rom. IV, 1, 27. Lr. I, 1, 200. Oth. I, 1, 11. Cymb. I, 1, 51.
3) estimation: “held in idle p. to haunt assemblies,” Meas. I, 3, 9. “our rash faults make trivial p. of serious things we have,” All's V, 3, 61. “falls into abatement and low p.” Tw. I, 1, 13.
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