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1. guidance, leading Lr. III. vi. 106 “that will to some provision Give thee quick conduct.”
2. escort, guard (see also SAFE-CONDUCT) Tw.N. III. iv. 268 “I will . . . desire some of the lady,” John I. i. 29, 1H4 III. i. 93, R3 I. i. 45 “This conduct to convey me to the Tower.”
3. guide, leader, conductor Rom. V. iii. 116 “Come, bitter , come, unsavoury guide” ; fig. Tp. V. i. 244, 2H4 V. ii. 36, 2H6 II. iv. 102 “conduct of my shame,” Lucr. 313 (of a torch).
4. leadership, command AYL. V. iv. 164 “on foot In his own ,” Tit. IV. iv. 64 “under Of Lucius.”
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