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accent (1 first in S., as also the senses ‘peculiar mode of utterance’ AYL. III. ii. 363, ‘metrical stress’ LLL. IV. ii. 125
1. word, speech, language John V. vi. 14 “any accent breaking from thy tongue,” 1H4 I. i. 3, Rom. II. iv. 31, Cæs. III. i. 113 “In . . . accents yet unknown,” Lucr. 566.
2. “second accent,” echo H5 II. iv. 126.
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