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crooked (fig. uses date from the 13th cent.)
1. false H5 I. ii. 94 “their crooked titles.”
2. perverse, malignant Gent. IV. i. 22 “ fortune,” 2H6 V. i. 158, V. vi. 79, H8 V. iii. 44 “ malice.”
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  • Cross-references in text-specific dictionaries from this page (3):
    • William Shakespeare, Two Gentlemen of Verona, 4.1
    • William Shakespeare, Henry V, 1.2
    • William Shakespeare, The Second Part of Henry VI, 5.1
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