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Wot, vb. (used only in the present tense and the partic. --ing) to know: those that walk and w. not what they (the stars) “are,” LLL I, 1, 91. “the gods themselves, --ing no more than I, are ignorant,” Wint. III, 2, 77. “'tis nameless woe, I w.” R2 II, 2, 40. II, 3, 59. “little --s what watch the king keeps,” H5 IV, 1, 299. “we w. not what it means,” H6A IV, 7, 55. “you w. well my hazards still have been your solace,” Cor. IV, 1, 27. “more water glideth by the mill than --s the miller of,” Tit. II, 1, 86. “I w. well where he is,” Rom. III, 2, 139. “--'st thou whom thou movest?” Ant. I, 5, 22. “well I w.” Mids. III, 2, 422. R2 V, 6, 18. H6A IV, 6, 32. H6C II, 2, 134. IV, 7, 83. V, 4, 71. Tit. II, 1, 48. III, 1, 139. V, 2, 87. w. you what? == let me tell you“: w. you what, my lord? to-day the lords you talk of are beheaded,” R3 III, 2, 92. “w. you what I found?” H8 III, 2, 122. and I w. not what (at the end of enumerations): R2 II, 1, 250. “I w. not by what strong escape,” Err. V, 148. Mids IV, 1, 169. the thing you w. of, a phrase of mean persons endeavouring at decency: Gent. IV, 4, 30. Meas. II, 1, 115. cf. “you may come and see the picture, she says, that you w. of,” Wiv. II, 2, 90. “a greater soldier than he you w. one,” Cor. IV, 5, 171 (some M. Edd. you w. on). God w. (subjunctive): “God w., it was defect of spirit,” Lucr. 1345. Pilgr. 254. R3 II, 3, 18 (Ff no, no, good friends, God w.; Qq. no, good my friend, not so). Hml. II, 2, 435.
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