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bank sb. (1 not later than S.; 2 not earlier than S.)
1. sea-shore 1H4 III. i. 45, Troil. I. iii. 328 “as barren as banks of Libya,” Sonn. lvi. 11.
2. shelving elevation in the sea or bed of a river Mac. I. vii. 6* “upon this bank and shoal† of time.”
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    • William Shakespeare, Macbeth, 1.7
    • William Shakespeare, The First Part of Henry IV, 3.1
    • William Shakespeare, Sonnets, lvi
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