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1. refl. to turn away 1H6 III. iii. 56 “ thee therefore, with a flood of tears.”
2. to turn back again Ven. 704 “see the dew-bedabbled wretch Turn, and ” ∥ The foll. senses are not recorded before S.: ‘to give back’ (Tim. I. ii. 6), ‘to give or send’ an answer (Tw.N. I. i. 25, 1H6 II. v. 20), ‘to say by way of answer’ (R2 III. iii. 121, Per. II. ii. 4), ‘to give’ thanks (1H6 II. ii. 51), ‘to repay, pay back’ (H5 IV. vii. 190, Lr. I. i. 99).
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