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Stamp, vb. 1) to strike with the foot forcibly downward: Ven. 316. Shr. III, 2, 169. Shr. III, 2, 169 John III, 1, 122. H6C I, 4, 91. III, 3, 169. Cor. I, 3, 35. Tim. I, 2, 149 “(s. upon me).” Caes. II, 1, 244. With an accus. expressing an effect: “under my feet I s. thy cardinal's hat,” H6A I, 3, 49. “your hearts I'll s. out,” I, 4, 108.
2) to impress, to imprint: “wax . . . wherein is --ed the semblance of a devil,” Lucr. 1246. “reproach is --ed in Collatinus' face,” Lucr. 1246 Lucr. 1246 Sonn. 112, 2. Meas. I, 1, 51. Merch. II, 7, 57. H8 III, 2, 325. Tit. IV, 2, 127. Lr. I, 4, 306.
3) to mark with an impression: “as the event --s them,” Ado I, 2, 7. “--ed coin,” Wint. IV, 4, 747. “I that am rudely --ed,” R3 I, 1, 16. “when I was --ed,” Cymb. II, 5, 5 (cf. the subst. in Tit. IV, 2, 70).
4) to make valid and current (by marking with an impression): “and in his praise have almost --ed the leasing,” Cor. V, 2, 22. “has an eye can s. and counterfeit advantages,” Oth. II, 1, 247.
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