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fatal (1 the Parcae or Fates were called ‘the fatal dames’ or ‘ladies’)
1. concerned with or fraught with destiny H5 V. i. 21 “Parea's web,” 3H6 IV. ii. 21.
2. foreboding mischief, ominous 1H6 III. i. 194 “that prophecy,” 3H6 II. vi. 56 “that screech-owl,” Cæs. V. i. 88, Mac. I. v. 40.
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    • William Shakespeare, Macbeth, 1.5
    • William Shakespeare, Henry V, 5.1
    • William Shakespeare, The First Part of Henry VI, 3.1
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