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model (4 is peculiar to S.)
1. architect's design for a building 2H4 I. iii. 42 “We first survey the plot, then draw the ,” 46; fig. Ado I. iii. 48 “model to build mischief on.”
2. sketch on a small scale, plan, ground-plan R2 III. iv. 42, V. i. 11 “the where old Troy did stand,” 2H4 I. iii. 51, R3 V. iii. 24 “the form and of our battle.”
3. exact likeness or image (of something), something representing on a small scale the qualities (of another) R2 I. ii. 28, H8 IV. ii. 133, Ham. V. ii. 50, Per. II. ii. 11.
4. something that envelops closely, mould R2 III. ii. 153*, H5 II. Chor. 16*.
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    • William Shakespeare, Pericles, Prince of Tyre, 2.2
    • William Shakespeare, Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, 5.2
    • William Shakespeare, Henry V, 2.prologue
    • William Shakespeare, Richard II, 1.2
    • William Shakespeare, Richard II, 3.2
    • William Shakespeare, Richard II, 3.4
    • William Shakespeare, Richard II, 5.1
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