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decay vb. (cf. prec. word)
1. to perish, be destroyed 1H6 I. i. 34, Ant. II. i. 4, Lucr. 23, Sonn. lxxi. 12.
2. to destroy Cym. I. v. 56 “to decay A day's work.”
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    • William Shakespeare, Anthony and Cleopatra, 2.1
    • William Shakespeare, Cymbeline, 1.5
    • William Shakespeare, The First Part of Henry VI, 1.1
    • William Shakespeare, The Rape of Lucrece
    • William Shakespeare, Sonnets, lxxi
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