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help vb. (pa. t. and pa. pple. “helped,” but more often “holp”): to relieve, cure, remedy Tp. II. ii. 102 “I will his ague,” Gent. IV. ii. 48 “To him of his blindness,” Rom. I. ii. 49 “Turn giddy, and be holp by backward turning,” Lr. IV. iv. 10, Lucr. 1822 “Do wounds help wounds?.”
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    • William Shakespeare, King Lear, 4.4
    • William Shakespeare, Two Gentlemen of Verona, 4.2
    • William Shakespeare, The Tempest, 2.2
    • William Shakespeare, The Rape of Lucrece
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