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content adj. (1 recorded only from S.)
1. “be ” (used imper.), be calm, be not uneasy R2 v. ii. 82, Cæs. IV. ii. 41, Cym. V. iv. 102; also elliptically Lr. I. iv. 338 “Pray you, content.”
2. elliptically, as an exclamation = I am content; agreed! Shr. V. ii. 70, 1H6 III. i. 146, 3H6 III. ii. 183, Cor. II. iii. 52, Ant. IV. iii. 22.
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