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moan sb.: lamentation, grief Ado V. iii. 16 “assist our ,” 1H6 II. iii. 44 “thy mirth shall turn to ,” Cym. IV. ii. 273 “Thou hast finished joy and moan” ; also phr. “make moan.” ∥ The mod. sense is post-S.
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    • William Shakespeare, Cymbeline, 4.2
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