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disclose to hatch: “When that her golden couplets are disclosed,” HAMLET, v. 1. 281 ( “Disclose is when the young just peeps through the shell. It is also taken for laying, hatching, or bringing forth young; as ‘She disclosed three birds.’” R. Holme's Academy of Armory and Blazon [Terms of Art used in Falconry, etc.], B. ii. c. xi. p. 238).

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    • William Shakespeare, Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, 5.1
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