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cease sb.: cessation Ham. III. iii. 15 “The cease of majesty” (Ff “cease,” Qq “cesse”), Lr. V. iii. 266 “Fall and cease?.” ∥ Partly an aphetic form of ‘decease’.
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    • William Shakespeare, King Lear, 5.3
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