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aspe'ct (‘look, appearance, air’ is the most freq. meaning)
1. look, glance Err. II. ii. 115, Ant. I. v. 33 “There would he anchor his aspect.”
2. the relative positions of the heavenly bodies as they appear to an observer on the earth's surface at a given time, and the influence attributed thereto Wint. II. i. 106, 1H4 I. i. 97, Troil. I. iii. 92 “the ill aspects of planets evil,” Lr. II. ii. 112, Lucr. 14, Sonn. xxvi. 10.
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  • Cross-references in text-specific dictionaries from this page (6):
    • William Shakespeare, Anthony and Cleopatra, 1.5
    • William Shakespeare, King Lear, 2.2
    • William Shakespeare, The Comedy of Errors, 2.2
    • William Shakespeare, The First Part of Henry IV, 1.1
    • William Shakespeare, The Rape of Lucrece
    • William Shakespeare, Sonnets, xxvi
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