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height (old edd. also spelt “heighth, hight”)
1. high rank, degree, or position R2 I. i. 189, R3 I. iii. 83 “this careful ,” Tit. IV. ii. 34 “to be advanced to this height,” Sonn. xxxii. 8.
2. highest point, zenith, summit Err. V. i. 200, John IV. iii. 46, 2H4 II. iii. 63 “the tide swell'd up unto his ” (F1), R3 III. vii. 187 “pitch and ;—at (the) ,” at the or its highest point, at its height AYL. V. ii. 51 “at the of heart-heaviness,” R3 I. iii. 41 (Qq “highest”), Tit. III. i. 71, Cæs. IV. iii. 216 “We, at the , are ready to decline;—in of,” at the height of R3 V. iii. 177; “in ,” at his highest Ant. III. viii. 30 [x. 21]; “in the ,” in the extreme Ado IV. i. 306, Per. II. iv. 6; “to the ,” to the utmost H8 I. ii. 214 “traitor to the ,” Troil. V. i. 3; “on of our” . . ., on pain of our utmost . . . Tim. III. v. 89.
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