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example vb. (2 a late 16th cent. sense)
1. to give an example of LLL. III. i. 89, Sonn. lxxxiv. 4.
2. to furnish a precedent for LLL. I. ii. 122, IV. iii. 124 “Ill, to ill,” John IV. iii. 56, H5 I. ii. 156, Troil. I. iii. 132 “every step, E-d by the first pace.”
3. to furnish (one) with instances Tim. IV. iii. 441.
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  • Cross-references in text-specific dictionaries from this page (3):
    • William Shakespeare, King John, 4.3
    • William Shakespeare, Henry V, 1.2
    • William Shakespeare, Sonnets, lxxxiv
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