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Native, 1) produced by nature, natural, genuine: “her cheeks possess the same which n. she doth owe,” LLL I, 2, 111. “n. blood is counted painting now,” IV, 3, 263. “chase the n. beauty from his cheek,” John III, 4, 83. “in his true, n. and most proper shape,” H4B IV, 1, 37. “titles miscreate, whose right suits not in n. colours with the truth,” H5 I, 2, 17. “no pulse shall keep his n. progress,” Rom. IV, 1, 97. “if thou path, thy n. semblance on,” Caes. II, 1, 83. “the n. hue of resolution,” Hml. III, 1, 84. “the n. act and figure of my heart,” Oth. I, 1, 62. “base men being in love have then a nobility in their natures more than is n. to them,” II, 1, 218.
2) resulting from birth, hereditary, legitimate: “ere her n. king shall falter under foul rebellion's arms,” R2 III, 2, 25. “your crown and kingdom, indirectly held from him the n. and true challenger,” H5 II, 4, 95. let us fear the n. mightiness and fate of him, 64 (innate in his race). “did I put Henry from his n. right,” H6C III, 3, 190. “the senator shall bear contempt hereditary, the beggar n. honour,” Tim. IV, 3, 11.
3) pertaining to home, or to the place of birth: “thy n. home,” Err. I, 1, 30. “her n. bay,” Merch. II, 6, 15. “in their assigned and n. dwelling-place,” As II, 1, 63. “bring this instrument of honour again into his n. quarter,” All's III, 6, 70. “at their n. homes,” John II, 69. “shall leave his n. channel,” John II, 69 “my n. English now I must forego,” R2 I, 3, 160. “breathing n. breath,” R2 I, 3, 160 chasing the royal blood from his n. residence (i. e. the cheeks) II, 1, 119. “to fright our n. peace with self-borne arms,” II, 3, 80 (== domestic). “bear our civil swords and n. fire as far as France,” H4B V, 5, 112. “if these men have defeated the law and outrun n. punishment,” H5 IV, 1, 176 (i. e. inflicted at home). “a many of our bodies shall find n. graves,” IV, 3, 96 (i. e. at home). “he could not speak English in the n. garb,” V, 1, 80 (like a born Englishman). “my n. clime,” H6B III, 2, 84. “your n. coast,” IV, 8, 52. “in our n. place,” Troil. II, 2, 96. “your n. town,” Cor. V, 6, 50. “back to your n. spring,” Rom. III, 2, 102.
4) born in a place, being at home: “being n. burghers of this desert city,” As II, 1, 23. “their n. lords,” H5 III, 5, 26. “I am n. here,” Hml. I, 4, 14. “like a creature n. and indued unto that element,” IV, 7, 180. With of: “are you n. of this place?” As III, 2, 356.
5) cognate, congenial, kindred: “adoption strives with nature, and choice breeds a n. slip to us from foreign seeds,” All's I, 3, 152. “to join like likes and kiss like n. things,” I, 1, 238. “the head is not more n. to the heart,” Hml. I, 2, 47.*
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