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Style, 1) manner of writing with regard to language: Sonn. 32, 14. 78, 11. 84, 12. Ado V, 1, 37. V, 2, 6.
2) manner of expression appropriate to particular characters: “I can construe the action of her familiar s.” Wiv. I, 3, 51. LLL I, 1, 201. IV, 1, 98. As II, 1, 20. IV, 3, 31. H6A IV, 1, 50. R3 IV, 4, 360.
3) title, appellation: “Ford's a knave, and I will aggravate his s.; thou, Master Brook, shalt know him for knave and cuckold,” Wiv. II, 2, 297. “count's master is of another s.” All's II, 3, 205. “here is a silly stately s. indeed! the Turk, that two and fifty kingdoms hath, writes not so tedious a s. as this,” H6A IV, 7, 72. H6A IV, 7, 72 “King Reignier, whose large s. agrees not with the leanness of his purse,” H6B I, 1, 111. “a queen in title and in s.” I, 3, 51.
As for plays on the word, see Stile.
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