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consent sb. (‘compliance, concurrence’ is the chief sense)
1. agreement as to a course of action, concert Tp. II. i. 211, LLL. V. ii. 461 “here was a consent . . . To dash it,” AYL. II. ii. 3, Troil. III. iii. 176.
2. agreement or unity of opinion, unanimity 2H4 V. i. 78, H5 II. ii. 22, Cor. II. iii. 25 “consent of” (=agreement about), V. iii. 71.
3. opinion, or the expression of it Wint. V. iii. 136 “by my consent,” 1H6 I. ii. 44, 3H6 IV. vi. 36, Mac. II. i. 25* (or? party).
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