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deliver (3 weakening of the legal use ‘hand over’)
1. to bring forth (offspring), lit. and fig., chiefly passive Err. V. i. 405, LLL. IV. ii. 72, Oth. I. iii. 378, Per. V. i. 107.
3. to present, exhibit Tw.N. I. ii. 40, Cor. V. iii. 39 “The sorrow that d-s us thus chang'd,” V. v. [vi.] 141
4. to declare, communicate, report, relate (very freq.) Err. II. ii. 168, Wint. V. ii. 4 “ the manner how he found it,” 1H4 V. ii. 26, H8 I. ii. 143, Cæs. III. i. 181, Mac. I. v. 11, Ham. I. ii. 193.
5. intr. to speak, discourse R2 III. iii. 34, Cor. I. i. 98.
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