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Wed (impf. “wedded:” Wint. V, 1, 13. Cymb. V, 5, 341. “wed:” H8 III, 1, 141. Hml. III, 2, 190. partic. usually wedded; wed in Err. I, 1, 37. Shr. I, 2, 263. II, 289. Per. II, 5, 92. V, I, 69. cf. unwed) to marry; 1) to join or give in marriage: Err. II, 1, 28. Mids. IV, 1, 97. Shr. I, 2, 263. Cymb. I, 1, 7. I, 6, 2. Per. II, 5, 92. V, 1, 69. With “to:” Err. I, 1, 37. LLL II, 211. Mids. II, 1, 72. Shr. II, 289. H6A V, 3, 137. V, 4, 24. H6B IV, 1, 79. Metaphorically: “that noble title your master w. me to,” H8 III, 1, 141. “thou art --ed to calamity,” Rom. III, 3, 3.
2) to take a husband or a wife, to contract matrimony; absol.: Ado II, 1, 76. Ado II, 1, 76 III, 2, 128. As IV, 1, 148. Shr. II, 180. III, 2, 11. III, 2, 11 All's II, 3, 98. Wint. V, 1, 24. R3 IV, 1, 74. Rom. III, 5, 119. Rom. III, 5, 119 Rom. III, 5, 119 Tim. IV, 3, 38. Lr. I, 1, 102. trans. == to take for husband or for wife: Pilgr. 346. Gent. II, 6, 39. Err. III, 2, 5. Ado III, 2, 118. LLL V, 2, 447. Mids. I, 1, 18. Mids. I, 1, 18 Mids. I, 1, 18 As V, 4, 22. As V, 4, 22 Shr. I, 1, 149. I, 2, 92. IV, 2, 51. All's I, 1, 98. III, 2, 23. Wint. V, 1, 13. Rom. IV, 5, 39. Hml. III, 2, 190. Hml. III, 2, 190 IV, 5, 63. Cymb. V, 5, 341. Per. II, 5, 16. V, 3, 3. “my --ed mistress,” Cor. IV, 5, 123. Cymb. V, 5, 261. “my --ed lord,” Per. III, 4, 9. Metaphorically: “not to woo honour, but to w. it,” All's II, 1, 15. in wooing sorrow let's be “brief, since, --ing it, there is such length in grief,” R2 V, 1, 94.
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