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Road, 1) a highway: Ado V, 2, 33. Merch. II, 9, 30. As II, 3, 33. H4A II, 1, 16. Cor. V, 1, 59. Per. IV, 5, 9. “this Doll Tearsheet should be some r. I warrant you, as common as the way between Saint Albans and London,” H4B II, 2, 183.
2) a roadstead; or rather a port, haven: “my father at the r. expects my coming,” Gent. I, 1, 53. “I must unto the r., to disembark some necessaries,” II, 4, 187.* “post to the r.” Err. III, 2, 152. “peering in maps for ports and piers and --s,” Merch. I, 1, 19. “my ships are safely come to r.” V, 288. “an argosy that now is lying in Marseilles r.” Shr. II, 377.
3) a journey: “at last, with easy --s, he came to Leicester,” H8 IV, 2, 17.
4) inroad, incursion: “the Scot who will make r. upon us,” H5 I, 2, 138. “ready to make r. upon's again,” Cor. III, 1, 5.
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