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Surfeit, subst. excess in eating and drinking, gluttony; and sickness and satiety caused by it; in a physical and a moral sense: “s. is the father of much fast,” Meas. I, 2, 130. “as a s. of the sweetest things the deepest loathing to the stomach brings,” Mids. II, 2, 137. “thou, my s. and my heresy,” Mids. II, 2, 137 “now comes the sick hour that his s. made,” R2 II, 2, 84. “to cure thy o'er-night's s.” Tim. IV, 3, 227. “--s, imposthumes, grief,” Ven. 743. “suffer s., cloyment and revolt,” Tw. II, 4, 102. “by s. die your king,” R3 I, 3, 197. “thou art too full of the wars' --s,” Cor. IV, 1, 46. “the --s of our own behaviour,” Lr. I, 2, 130. “full --s,” Ant. I, 4, 27.
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