previous next

breathing (1 cf. ‘Hide not thy ear at my breathing, at my cry’ Lamentations iii. 55)
1. utterance Ant. I. iii. 14 “to give to my purpose.”
2. pause, rest, delay Ado II. i. 380 “so long a breathing,” Lucr. 1720 “Untimely breathings.”
3. exercise All'sW. I. ii. 17 “sick For breathing and exploit,” Per. II. iii. 101; so breathing-time “of day” Ham. V. ii. 181.
hide Dictionary Entry Lookup
Use this tool to search for dictionary entries in all lexica.
Search for in
hide References (5 total)
  • Cross-references in text-specific dictionaries from this page (5):
    • Old Testament, Lamentations, 3.56
    • William Shakespeare, Anthony and Cleopatra, 1.3
    • William Shakespeare, Pericles, Prince of Tyre, 2.3
    • William Shakespeare, Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, 5.2
    • William Shakespeare, The Rape of Lucrece
hide Display Preferences
Greek Display:
Arabic Display:
View by Default:
Browse Bar: