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character vb. (thrice “chara'cter,” four times “cha'racter”; not pre-S.): to engrave, inscribe, also fig. Gent. II. vii. 4, 2H6 III. i. 300 “one scar character'd on thy skin,” Ham. I. iii. 59 “these few precepts in thy memory Look thou character,” Sonn. cviii. 1.
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    • William Shakespeare, Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, 1.3
    • William Shakespeare, Two Gentlemen of Verona, 2.7
    • William Shakespeare, The Second Part of Henry VI, 3.1
    • William Shakespeare, Sonnets, cviii
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