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Sex, in the plur. == both men and women: “and --es both enchanted,” Compl. 128. In the sing. == womankind, womanhood; once with the article: “to square the general s. by Cressid's rule,” Troil. V, 2, 132. Ordinarily with a possessive pronoun: “their gentle s. to weep are often willing,” Lucr. 1237. “one of my s.” Tp. III, 1, 49. “this testimony of your own s.” Meas. II, 4, 131. Ado I, 1, 170. Mids. II, 1, 240. III, 2, 218. As III, 2, 368. IV, 1, 205. All's II, 1, 86. Tw. V, 330. Wint. II, 1, 108. H6A I, 2, 90. H6C I, 4, 113. Caes. II, 1, 296. Ant. IV, 12, 36. V, 2, 124. Cymb. III, 6, 88. “poor our s.” Troil. V, 2, 109.
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