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Subject, adj. 1) being under the dominion of another: “let me have no s. enemies,” John IV, 2, 171 (i. e. no enemies among my subjects). “I, her sovereign, am her s. love,” R3 IV, 4, 355 (Qq s. low). “the eastern tower, whose height commands as s. all the vale,” Troil. I, 2, 3. With to: “I am s. to a tyrant,” Tp. III, 2, 48. Meas. II, 4, 27 (O. Edd. the general s., M. Edd. the general, s.). John II, 43. H5 I, 2, 242. H8 II, 4, 26. Tim. IV, 3, 347. Hml. I, 3, 18. Cymb. I, 1, 172.
2) exposed, liable, obnoxious: “s. to the tyranny of mad mischances,” Ven. 737. “s. and servile to all discontents,” Ven. 737 “s. to Time's love or to Time's hate,” Sonn. 124, 3. “be s. to no sight but thine and mine,” Tp. I, 2, 301. Wiv. III, 5, 117. Err. V, 54. Merch. III, 1, 64. John III, 1, 14. R2 III, 4, 103. H4B III, 2, 325. IV, 4, 54. H5 IV, 1, 251.
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