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fill vb.: to satiate, satisfy H5 IV. i. 289, Tim. I. i. 271 “to see meat fill knaves,” Sonn. lvi. 5 “fill Thy hungry eyes” ; also intr. to be satiated Ven. 548 “glutton-like she feeds, yet never filleth” ; fill up, (1) to come up to the measure of, equal LLL. V. ii. 194 “How many inches do fill up one mile” ; (2) to fulfil, satisfy Mer.V. IV. i. 160 “comes . . . to fill up your Grace's request in my stead.”
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    • William Shakespeare, Henry V, 4.1
    • William Shakespeare, The Merchant of Venice, 4.1
    • William Shakespeare, Venus and Adonis, ven
    • William Shakespeare, Sonnets, lvi
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