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Bide (the same as abide, q. v.); impf. “bid,” R3 IV, 4, 304. 1) intr. to stay, to remain, to dwell: some (hairs) “in her threaden fillet still did b.” Compl. 33. “that to close prison he commanded her, with many bitter threats of --ing there,” Gentl. III, 1, 236. cf. Tit. II, 3, 284. Mids. III, 2, 186. Tit. V, 2, 137. Mcb. III, 4, 26. Ant. IV, 14, 131. Cymb. III, 4, 131. Cymb. III, 4, 131 “the gold --s gold that others touch,” Err. II, 1, 110. “in whose cold blood no spark of honour --s,” H6C I, 1, 184. “to b. upon't, thou art not honest,” Wint. I, 2, 242 (== to say it once more).
2) trans., a) to endure, to bear: “and patience b. each check,” Sonn. 58, 7. 139, 8. LLL I, 1, 115. Tw. II, 4, 97. Tw. II, 4, 97 R3 IV, 4, 304. Lr. III, 4, 29.
b) to undergo, to meet: “I'll b. your proof,” Tw. I, 5, 71. “b. the touch,” H4A IV, 4, 10. “b. the mortal fortune of the field,” H6C II, 2, 83. “b. the encounter of assailing eyes,” Rom. I, 1, 219.
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