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convey (physical senses are freq.)
1. euphemism for ‘to steal’ Wiv. I. iii. 30, R2 IV. i. 317; cf. Cym. I. i. 63.
2. refl. to represent oneself, pass oneself off H5 I. ii. 74.
3. to manage with secrecy Mac. IV. iii. 71, Lr. I. ii. 12 “I will . . . the business as I shall find means.”
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