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list sb.1:
1. selvage of cloth Meas. I. ii. 32, 35
2. strip of cloth Shr. III. ii. 70.
3. (chiefly fig.) limit, boundary, utmost bound Meas. I. i. 6, All'sW. II. i. 53, Tw.N. III. i. 87 “the of my voyage,” H5 V. ii. 293 “confined within the weak of a country's fashion,” Ham. IV. v. 99 “The ocean, overpeering of his list,” Oth. IV. i. 76.
4. palisades enclosing a space set apart for tilting R2 I. iii. 43; pl. the space thus enclosed; occas. sing. Mac. III. i. 71; also fig. Ven. 595 “in the very lists of love.”
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