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Turn, subst. 1) a walk to and fro: “a t. or two I'll walk,” Tp. IV, 162. you and I must walk a t. together, H8 V, I, 94. “I'll fetch a t. about the garden,” Cymb. I, 1, 81.
2) change, vicissitude: “O world, thy slippery --s!” Cor. IV, 4, 12.
3) successive course; time at which, by successive vicissitudes, some thing is to be had or done: “would sing her song and dance her t.” Wint. IV, 4, 58. “there speak and strike, brave boys, and take your --s,” Tit. II, 1, 129. “by t. to serve our lust,” IV, 2, 42. “shall our abode make with you by due t.” Lr. I, 1, 137 (Qq --s). “keep the t. of tippling with a slave,” Ant. I, 4, 19. “then 'twas my t. to fly, and now 'tis thine,” H6C II, 2, 105. V, 6, 90. Tit. V, 3, 119.
4) occasion, exigence: “if you have occasion to use me for your own t.” Meas. IV, 2, 60. “and neigh and bark . . . like horse, hound . . . at every t.” Mids. III, 1, 114 (according as occasion will require). “for learning and behaviour fit for her t.” Shr. I, 2, 170. “she is not for your t.” II, 63. “I am a husband for your t.” II, 63 “we'll fit him to our t.” III, 2, 134. “I'll meet you at the t.” Tim. V, 1, 50 (as soon as it will seem proper). “he does well to commend it himself; there are no tongues else for's t.” Hml. V, 2, 192. to serve the t. == to be just the thing required; to do: Gent. III, 1, 131. Gent. III, 1, 131 III, 2, 93. Shr. IV, 2, 62. All's IV, 1, 51. Tit. II, 1, 96. III, 1, 165. “to serve one's t.:” Wiv. V, 5, 108. LLL I, 1, 300. LLL I, 1, 300 I, 2, 184. As V, 2, 54. Wint. IV, 4, 520. R2 III, 2, 90. Troil. III, 1, 81. Cor. IV, 5, 94. Tit. II, 1, 96. Hml. III, 3, 52. “I must serve my t. out of mine own,” Tim. II, 1, 20. “I follow him to serve my t. upon him,” Oth. I, 1, 42. “I have enough to serve mine own t.” Mids. III, 1, 154. Meas. IV, 2, 60.
5) an action of kindness or malice: never did passenger more thirst for drink than she for this good t. (viz a kiss) Ven. 92. “see what good --s eyes for eyes have done,” Sonn. 24, 9. “each doth good --s now unto the other,” 47, 2. Meas. IV, 2, 62 (perhaps with a quibble, == a turn off the ladder). Shr. II, 166. Tw. III, 3, 15. Tit. I, 397. Tim. III, 2, 67. Hml. IV, 6, 22. Per. IV, 2, 151. “this young maid might do her a shrewd t., if she pleased,” All's III, 5, 71. “do my lord of Canterbury a shrewd t., and he is your friend for ever,” H8 V, 3, 178. “this sight would make him do a desperate t.” Oth. V, 2, 207. “nor did ill t. to any living creature,” Per. IV, 1, 76. “spare your arithmetic: never count the --s; once, and a million,” Cymb. II, 4, 142; cf. “he's bound unto Octavia. For what good t.? For the best t. i'the bed,” Ant. II, 5, 58. Ant. II, 5, 58
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