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Sheet, subst. 1) any thing expanded: “such --s of fire,” Lr. III, 2, 46.
2) a large piece of linen: Wint. IV, 3, 5. Wint. IV, 3, 5 H6B II, 4, 105. H6B II, 4, 105 Used to shroud the dead: Rom. V, 3, 97. Hml. V, 1, 103. as a part of bed-furniture: Lucr. 472. plur. “--s:” Ven. 398. Shr. IV, 1, 205. Wint. I, 2, 327. H4B II, 4, 244 “(a pair of --s).” H5 II, 1, 88. II, 3, 15. H6B III, 2, 174. Hml. I, 2, 157. Lr. IV, 6, 118. Oth. I, 3, 393. II, 3, 29. IV, 2, 105. IV, 3, 22. IV, 3, 22 Ant. I, 2, 41. Cymb. I, 6, 133. II, 2, 16.
3) a broad piece of paper, as it comes from the manufacturer: “a s. of paper,” Ado II, 3, 138. Ado II, 3, 138 LLL V, 2, 7. Tw. III, 2, 50.
Punning: Ado II, 3, 144. Tw. III, 2, 50.
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