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fat (1 a use app. peculiar to S., but ‘fat mist’ occurs in the 17th cent.)
1. close, stuffy 1H4 II. iv. 1 “that fat room.”
2. slow-witted, dull, gross LLL. III. i. 110 “a fat l'envoy,” V. ii. 269, Tw.N. V. i. 113 “fat and fulsome to mine ear,” Ham. I. v. 32.
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    • William Shakespeare, Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, 1.5
    • William Shakespeare, The First Part of Henry IV, 2.4
    • William Shakespeare, Twelfth Night, Or what you will, 5.1
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