Weathercock, a vane: Gent. II, 1, 142. Denoting a fantastical person: “where had you this pretty w.?” Wiv. III, 2, 18. “what plume of feathers is he that indited this letter? what vane? what w.? did you ever hear better?” LLL IV, 1, 97.
Shakespeare Lexicon. Alexander Schmidt. Berlin. Georg Reimer. 1902.
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