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leap vb.:
1. to be eager “to” do a thing Ant. III. xi. [xiii.] 51 “Will leap to be his friend,” Per. V. iii. 45.
2. “ over,” (i) to pass beyond (a limit) Mer.V. I. ii. 20 “a hot temper l-s o'er a cold decree” ; (ii) to pass over, skip 2H4 IV. iv. 124 “as the year Had found some months asleep and l-'d them over,” Troil. Prol. 27 “our play L-s o'er the . . . firstlings of those broils.”
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    • William Shakespeare, Anthony and Cleopatra, 3.11
    • William Shakespeare, Anthony and Cleopatra, 3.13
    • William Shakespeare, Pericles, Prince of Tyre, 5.3
    • William Shakespeare, The Merchant of Venice, 1.2
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