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Push, vb. to thrust; absol. == to make a thrust: “this sessions . . . --es 'gainst our heart,” Wint. III, 2, 2. “make a head to p. against a kingdom,” H4A IV, 1, 81. “p. home,” H5 II, 1, 103. “we may as well p. against Paul's,” H8 V, 4, 16. Transitively, == to thrust, to drive, to press by force: “backward she --ed him,” Ven. 41. “to p. grief on, and back the same grief draw,” Lucr. 1673. “p. him out of doors,” As III, 1, 15. “will you not p. her out?” Wint. II, 3, 73. “do not p. me,” Wint. II, 3, 73 John V, 7, 77. H5 I, 1, 5. Cor. V, 2, 41. Rom. I, 1, 21. Caes. V, 5, 25. Mcb. III, 4, 82. Per. V, 1, 127. With on, == to urge on, to promote: “doth p. on this proceeding,” Wint. II, 1, 179. “one that will either p. on or pluck back thy business,” IV, 4, 762.
In Troil. II, 3, 213 Qq I'll p. him o'er the face, Ff pash.
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