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dead (“a dead man” = ‘a man marked out for death’ occurs once Wiv. IV. ii. 45
1. “is dead” = has died Ado V. i. 254, H5 V. i. 86, Rom. V. iii. 210 “my wife is dead to-night,” Lr. V. iii. 294.
2. deadly, mortal MND. III. ii. 57, Wint. IV. iii. [iv.] 447 “the blow of it,” R2 IV. i. 10* “that time” (but ?=dark and dreary, like “ hour” Ham. I. i. 65).
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