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aim vb. (S. has also the ordinary sense ‘direct a weapon’ with its fig. derivatives)
1. to guess, conjecture 2H6 II. iv. 58 “thou aimest all awry,” R3 I. iii. 65, Ham. IV. v. 9 “they aim at it.”
2. to mean, intend Err. III. ii. 66 (“aim”†, Ff “am”).
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    • William Shakespeare, Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, 4.5
    • William Shakespeare, The Comedy of Errors, 3.2
    • William Shakespeare, The Second Part of Henry VI, 2.4
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