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appoint (the more usual senses are ‘determine’, ‘designate’, ‘nominate’)
1. to arrange (e.g. a meeting) Tit. IV. iv. 101.
2. to equip, chiefly in pa. pple. Wint. IV. iii. [iv.] 605 “To have you royally appointed,” H5 III. Chor. 4 “The well-appointed king” ; also refl. and fig. Wint. I. ii. 326* “To appoint myself in this vexation.”
3. to assign, grant Cæs. IV. i. 30 “I do appoint him store of provender.”
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    • William Shakespeare, Henry V, 3.prologue
    • William Shakespeare, The Winter's Tale, 4.3
    • William Shakespeare, The Winter's Tale, 4.4
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