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fit vb. (obs. uses are as follows)
1. to be fitting or suitable Rom. I. v. 79 “It fits, when such a villain is a guest.”
2. to agree or harmonize “with” Tit. III. i. 265 “it fits not with this hour,” Lr. III. ii. 76; construed with “to” John V. vi. 19.
3. to be suitable for, answer the requirements of Wiv. II. i. 165 “she'll fit it.”
4. to furnish (a person “with” something) Gent. II. vii. 42 “fit me with such weeds,” Ado I. i. 329 [321], All'sW. II. i. 93 “I'll fit you,” H8 II. i. 99, Cym. V. v. 21.
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  • Cross-references in text-specific dictionaries from this page (4):
    • William Shakespeare, King Lear, 3.2
    • William Shakespeare, Two Gentlemen of Verona, 2.7
    • William Shakespeare, King John, 5.6
    • William Shakespeare, Cymbeline, 5.5
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