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Teem, 1) trans. to bring forth: “the even mead . . . conceives by idleness and nothing --s but hateful docks,” H5 V, 2, 51. whose (nature's) “womb and breast --s and feeds all,” Tim. IV, 3, 179. each minute --s a new one (grief) Mcb. IV, 3, 176.
2) intr. to bear fruit or children, to be fruitful: “the --ing autumn, big with rich increase,” Sonn. 97, 6. “--ing foison,” Meas. I, 4, 43. “this --ing womb of royal kings,” R2 II, 1, 51. “is not my --ing date drunk up with time,” V, 2, 91. “the --ing earth,” H4A III, 1, 28. “if she must t., create her child of spleen,” Lr. I, 4, 303. Followed by with, == a) to conceive by: “if that the earth could t. with woman's tears, each drop she falls would prove a crocodile,” Oth. IV, 1, 256. b) to be big with, to bring forth: “t. with new monsters,” Tim. IV, 3, 190.
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