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Revolt, vb. 1) to rebel: John III, 1, 257. V, 1, 8. R2 II, 2, 57. III, 2, 100. III, 3, 163. H6A I, 1, 4. H6B III, 1, 63. IV, 1, 87. Troil. V, 2, 144. Ant. I, 4, 52.
2) to desert, to fall off, to go over to the enemy: “if gold will corrupt him to r.” All's IV, 3, 310. “the commons will r. on Hereford's side,” R2 II, 2, 89 (== go over to Hereford). “--ed Mortimer,” H4A I, 3, 92. H4A I, 3, 92 “doth my uncle Burgundy r.?” H6A IV, 1, 64. “the stout Parisians do r. and turn again unto the warlike French,” V, 2, 2. “the king is merciful, if you r.” H6B IV, 2, 133 (i. e. if you fall off from Cade). “thou wilt r. and fly to him,” R3 IV, 4, 478. IV, 5, 4. “were he upon my party, I'ld r.” Cor. I, 1, 238. “all the regions do smilingly r.” IV, 6, 103. “the kings that have --ed,” Ant. IV, 5, 4. “plant those that have --ed in the van,” IV, 6, 9. IV, 6, 9 IV, 9, 8. “now my thoughts r.” Per. I, 1, 78 (fall off). “--ed tapsters,” H4A IV, 2, 31 (having left their masters without leave-taking). With from: “doth r. from his allegiance,” John III, 1, 174. “r. from him,” III, 4, 165. “France is --ed from the English,” H6A I, 1, 90. H6C I, 1, 151. Tit. IV, 4, 80. Rom. II, 3, 20.
3) to be faithless: “you are love's firm votary and cannot soon r.” Gent. III, 2, 59. “--ed wives,” Wiv. III, 2, 40. Wint. I, 2, 199. “--ed fair,” Troil. V, 2, 186.
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