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exchange (3 these are inaccurate uses)
1. reciprocal giving and receiving; phrase “make (an) ” Wint. IV. iii. [iv.] 650, Rom. II. iii. 62; “in of” (=for) Wiv. II. ii. 248, 1H4 IV. ii. 14; “in right great ,” in exchange for persons of great importance Troil. III. iii. 21; of passes in fencing Ham. V. ii. 283 “in answer of the third exchange.”
2. money transaction by means of bills Shr. IV. ii. 89.
3. =change; substitution of one word for another (“Adam” for “Cain”) LLL. IV. ii. 42; transmutation, alteration Mer.V. II. vi. 35.
4. thing offered or given in exchange Rom. II. vi. 4 “the of joy,” Lr. IV. vi. 281 “And the my brother!,” V. iii. 98.
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