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Worthy, subst. 1) any thing excellent: “to her whose worth makes other --es nothing,” Gent. II, 4, 166. “in her fair cheek where several --es make one dignity,” LLL IV, 3, 236.
2) a hero: “he is not quantity enough for that --'s thumb,” LLL V, 1, 138. “I know not the degree of the w.” V, 2, 508. V, 2, 508 “w. of arms,” Troil. IV, 5, 163 (hero of war). the Nine --es (among whom Sh. mentions Joshua, Judas Maccabaeus, Pompey the Great, Hercules, Hector, and Alexander the Great): LLL V, 1, 125. LLL V, 1, 125 LLL V, 1, 125 LLL V, 1, 125 V, 2, 486. V, 2, 486 V, 2, 486 V, 2, 486 V, 2, 486 V, 2, 486 V, 2, 486 H4B II, 4, 238.
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