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conveyance (sense of ‘vehicle’ is first in S.)
1. escort, conduct, convoy Ham. IV. iv. 3* “Claims the of a promis'd march” (Q2 “Craues a free passe and conduct) Over his kingdom,” Oth. I. iii. 287 “To his I assign my wife.”
2. removal R3 IV. iv. 284 “Mad'st quick conveyance.”
3. document by which transference of property is effected Ham. V. i. 118 “The very of his lands will hardly lie in this box.”
4. cunning management, underhand dealing, trickery, jugglery Ado II. i. 255 “with such impossible ,” 1H6 I. iii. 2, 3H6 III. iii. 160 “Thy sly conveyance.”
5. channel for conveying liquid Cor. V. i. 55 “these conveyances of our blood.”
6. means of transport Wiv. III. iii. 136.
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    • William Shakespeare, Coriolanus, 5.1
    • William Shakespeare, Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, 4.4
    • William Shakespeare, Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, 5.1
    • William Shakespeare, The First Part of Henry VI, 1.3
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