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coy vb. (twice only; 2 peculiar to S.)
1. to stroke caressingly, pat MND. IV. i. 2.
2. to disdain Cor. V. i. 6 “if he coy'd To hear Cominius speak.”
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    • William Shakespeare, Coriolanus, 5.1
    • William Shakespeare, A Midsummer Night's Dream, 4.1
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