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Security, 1) carelessness, want of caution, confidence: “Bolingbroke through our s. grows strong,” R2 III, 2, 34. “that's mercy, but too much s.” H5 II, 2, 44. “s. gives way to conspiracy,” Caes. II, 3, 8. “s. is mortal's chiefest enemy,” Mcb. III, 5, 32.
2) safety from danger: “thus have we swept suspicion from our seat and made our footstool of s.” H6C V, 7, 14. “and give up yourself merely to chance and hazard, from firm s.” Ant. III, 7, 49.
3) suretyship: “but s. enough to make fellowships accurst,” Meas. III, 2, 241 (cf. Proverbs XI, 15).* he liked not the s. (of Bardolph) H4B I, 2, 38. H4B I, 2, 38 H4B I, 2, 38 H4B I, 2, 38 H4B I, 2, 38 H4B I, 2, 38 “fair leave and large s.” Troil. I, 3, 223. “this is no time to lend money without s.” Tim. III, 1, 46. III, 5, 81.
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