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Sister, subst. 1) a female born of the same parents: Pilgr. 104. Tp. IV, 103. Gent. II, 3, 7. IV, 4, 5. Meas. I, 2, 182. I, 4, 19. I, 4, 19 Err. I, 2, 76. II, 1, 6. III, 2, 46. LLL V, 2, 13. As IV, 3, 88 etc. etc. == sister-in-law: Err. V, 416. As V, 2, 21. Shr. V, 2, 6. Tw. V, 325. Tw. V, 325 R2 I, 2, 56. II, 2, 90. II, 2, 90 R3 I, 1, 109. II, 2, 101 (Qq madam). IV, 1, 7. Hml. I, 2, 8. Lr. III, 7, 7. Term of endearment: “our --s' vows,” Mids. III, 2, 199.
2) a female of the same kind or order: the --s three == the Parcae: Mids. V, 343. Merch. II, 2, 66. H4B II, 4, 213. “the weird --s:” Mcb. I, 3, 32. I, 5, 9. II, 1, 20. III, 1, 57. III, 4, 133. IV, 1, 136. cf. I, 3, 1. IV, 1, 127. “brethren and --s of the household trade,” Troil. V, 10, 52. == a nun: Compl. 233. Meas. II, 4, 18. III, 1, 152. Mids. I, 1, 72. The French queen addressed so by the English king: H5 V, 2, 2. H5 V, 2, 2
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