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latch: to catch Lr. II. i. 54 “With his prepared sword he . . . latch'd mine arm” (Qq “la(u)ncht”); to catch or receive the sight or sound of Mac. IV. iii. 195 “Where hearing should not them,” Sonn. cxiii. 6 “For it no form delivers to the heart Of bird, of flower, or shape, which it doth ” ; to catch and hold fast as by a charm or spell MND. III. ii. 36 “hast thou yet l-'d the Athenian's eyes With the lovejuice?.”
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    • William Shakespeare, Macbeth, 4.3
    • William Shakespeare, King Lear, 2.1
    • William Shakespeare, A Midsummer Night's Dream, 3.2
    • William Shakespeare, Sonnets, cxiii
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