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Trouble, vb. 1) to put into agitation, to disturb, to disorder: “like a --d ocean,” Lucr. 589. “a woman moved is like a fountain --d,” Shr. V, 2, 142. “the meteors of a --d heaven,” H4A I, 1, 10. cf. Mcb. II, 4, 5. “whose filth and dirt --s the silver spring where England drinks,” H6B IV, 1, 72. “the --d Tiber chafing with her shores,” Caes. I, 2, 101. “a mote it is to t. the mind's eye,” Hml. I, 1, 112.
2) to come in one's way, not to let alone, to interrupt: “hence, t. us not,” Tp. I, 1, 19. R3 I, 2, 50. “if you t. him any more in's tale,” Tp. III, 2, 55. “my father and the gentleman are in sad talk, and we'll not t. them,” Wint. IV, 4, 317. “t. me no more with vanity,” H4A I, 2, 91. “I will be gone, sir, and not t. you,” Rom. V, 3, 40 (cf. Err. IV, 3, 71). “t. him not, his wits are gone,” Lr. III, 6, 94. “t. him no more till further settling,” IV, 7, 81. Hence == to hinder, to make an end of by interruption: “to t. your joys with like relation,” Wint. V, 3, 129 “t. not the peace,” Cor. V, 6, 129.
3) to perplex, to vex, to disquiet, to afflict, to distress: “all the neighbour caves, as seeming --d, make verbal repetition of her moans,” Ven. 830. “her --d brain,” Ven. 830 Ven. 830 “--d minds,” Lucr. 126. “this --d soul,” Lucr. 126 “my old brain is --d,” Tp. IV, 159. “t. not yourself,” Wiv. III, 4, 92. “with pure love and --d brain,” As IV, 3, 3. “your husband, being --d with a shrew,” Shr. V, 2, 28. “fresh expectation --d not the land with any longed-for change,” John IV, 2, 7. “a much --d breast,” John IV, 2, 7 H5 II, 3, 22. V, 2, 392. H6B V, 1, 34. R3 IV, 3, 49. V, 3, 104. Troil. III, 3, 311. Tit. II, 2, 9. IV, 4, 3. Rom. I, 1, 127. Tim. III, 6, 42. Mcb. V, 3, 38. Hml. I, 2, 224. V, 2, 226. Ant. III, 6, 82.
4) to molest: “t. deaf heaven with my bootless cries,” Sonn. 29, 3. “this babble shall not henceforth t. me,” Gent. I, 2, 98. “I have a bag of money here --s me,” Wiv. II, 2, 178. “your town is --d with unruly boys,” Err. III, 1, 62. “I'll be gone, sir, and not t. you,” Err. IV, 3, 71 (cf. Rom. V, 3, 40). Ado I, 1, 130. Merch. I, 2, 112. IV, 1, 44. As I, 1, 82. II, 7, 171. Wint. II, 1, 1. R2 IV, 303. H4A V, 1, 113. H4B IV, 5, 128. H6A II, 3, 25. III, 1, 144. IV, 1, 127. V, 3, 180. H6B I, 1, 141. I, 3, 94. III, 1, 324. IV, 5, 8. H6C III, 3, 155. V, 5, 5. R3 I, 3, 61. IV, 2, 122. Cor. II, 3, 76. Cor. II, 3, 76 Tit. I, 367. Tim. III, 3, 1. V, 1, 216. Caes. II, 1, 87. Lr. I, 4, 275. II, 4, 222. Per. III, 2, 19.
Applied to diseases: “--d with the lampass,” Shr. III, 2, 52. “this fever, that hath --d me so long,” John V, 3, 3. H4B I, 2, 139. Troil. V, 3, 102. Oth. III, 3, 414. Ant. III, 2, 5. Ant. III, 2, 5
5) to put to pains and labour: “meaning henceforth to t. you no more,” Gent. II, 1, 125. “I would not by my will have --d you,” Tw. III, 3, 1. H6A I, 4, 22. H8 IV, 2, 77. Troil. IV, 2, 3. V, 1, 75. Tit. I, 189. Rom. IV, 4, 18. Caes. IV, 3, 259. Refl.: “t. not yourself,” Troil. IV, 2, 1. Oth. IV, 3, 1. Ant. II, 4, 1.
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