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borrow vb. (extensions of the common sense are)
1. to derive, receive Troil. IV. v. 132 “any drop” [of blood] “thou borrow'dst from thy mother,” Sonn. cliii. 5 “Which borrow'd from this holy fire of Love A dateless lively heat.”
2. to assume, put on H5 II. iv. 79 “The borrow'd glories” ; cf. Lr. I. iv. 1 “If but as well I other accents borrow” ; hence “borrowed” often = counterfeit, false Rom. IV. i. 104, Lucr. 1549 “those borrow'd tears.”
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