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lusty (the main sense is ‘vigorous’; often a vague epithet, so that it is difficult to say how far sense 1 and the common Eliz. meaning of ‘pleasing, pleasant’ are represented in S.; 2 was in use from Chaucer to Dryden)
1. merry AYL. IV. ii. 17 “the lusty horn,” John I. i. 108 “this same lusty gentleman.”
2. lustful Oth. II. i. 307* “the lusty Moor” (Qq “lustfull”).
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    • William Shakespeare, King John, 1.1
    • William Shakespeare, As You Like It, 4.2
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