previous next

fencing “swearing—Drinking,” HAMLET, ii. 1. 25. “Fencing, I suppose, means piquing himself on his skill in the use of the sword, and quarrelling and brawling in consequence of that skill” (MALONE) .

hide Dictionary Entry Lookup
Use this tool to search for dictionary entries in all lexica.
Search for in
hide References (1 total)
  • Cross-references in text-specific dictionaries from this page (1):
    • William Shakespeare, Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, 2.1
hide Display Preferences
Greek Display:
Arabic Display:
View by Default:
Browse Bar: