Glossary

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gaberdine
gad
gage
gain
gaingiving
gainsay
gainsaying
gainst
gait
gale
gall
gallant
gallantry
gallant-springing
galled
gallery
galliard
galliass
gallimaufry
galloglass
gallow
Galloway nag
gallows
gambol
gambold
gamboys
game
gamesome
gamester
gamoth
gamut
gan
gap
gape
gaping
gar
garb
garbage
garboil
garden-house
gardon
garland
garner
garnish
gaskins
gast
gastness
gate
gather
gaud
gaudy
gauntlet
gawded
gay
gaze
gear
geck
geld
gelding
gem
geminy
gender
gender a
general
general-gross
generally
generation
generative
generosity
generous
genius
gennet
gentility
gentle
gentle a
gentle b
gentle-hearted
gentleman
gentleman in arms
gentleman of a company
gentleness
gentlewoman
gently
gentry
George
german
germen
gest
gesture
get
getter
getting
ghastly
ghost
ghostly
giantess
gib
gibbet
gibbet-maker
gibe
giber
gibing
gibingly
giddily
giddiness
giddy
giddy-paced
gift
gig
giglot
gild
gilded
gillyvor
gilt
gimmaled
gimmers
gin
ging
gipe
gird
girded
girdle
girt
girth
give
give a
give b
given
giving out
glad
gladding
glade
gladly
glaive
glance
glanders
glass
glass eyes
glass-faced
glass-gazing
glassy
glaze
glean
gleaned
gleek
glib
glimpse
glister
glistering
globe
globy
glooming
glorify
glorious
glory
glose
gloss
glover
glow
gloze
gloze a
glue
glut
glutton
gnarl
gnarling
go
go a
gobbet
god
goer-between
gog
going
going out
gold
golden
goldenly
gone
good
good deed
good life
good night
good now
good-conceited
good-den
good-faced
goodly
goodman
goodness
good-night
good-presaging
goodwife
good-year
good-years
goose
goose pen
goosequill
gorbellied
Gordian knot
gore-blood
gored
gorge
gorget
gosling
gospelled
goss
gossamer
gossip
gossiping
gossip-like
got
gourd
gout
govern
governess
government
governor
gown
grace
graced
graceful
graceless
gracious
graciously
gradation
graff
graffing
graft
grafter
grain
grained
gramercy
grand
grand guard
grandam
grandjuror
grandsire
grange
grant
granted
grapple
grasp
grass
grate
grateful
gratify
gratillity
gratis
gratulate
grave
grave-beseeming
graved
gravel
gravelled
graven
gravity
grease
greasily
great
great-belly
greatly
greatness
grece
gree
greediness
Greek
Greekish
green
greenly
green-sickness
greet
greeting
greise
grey
gride
grief
grief-shot
grievance
grieve
grieved
grievous
grievously
griffin
grim-looked
grim-visaged
grin
grind
gripe
griping
grise
grisled
grisly
grize
grizzle
grizzled
groan
groaning
groat
groom
gross
grossly
grossness
ground
grounded
groundlings
ground-piece
grovelling
grow
grub
grudge
grudging
grumble
grumbling
guard
guardage
guardant
guarded
gudgeon
guerdon
guess
guessingly
guestwise
guide
guider
guidon
guilder
guile
guiled
guileful
guiltless
guilty
guinea-hen
guise
gules
gulf
gull
gull-catcher
gum
gun-stone
gurnet
gust
guttered
gyve
get (v.) 1beget, conceive, breed
get (v.) 2win, gain, obtain victory in
get (v.) 3acquire, gain, earn
get (v.) 4make money, get wealth, earn a living
get (v.) 5work hard for
get within (v.)  [fencing] get inside the guard of, get within the defences of
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AW I.i.45 [Lafew to Countess, of Helena] Your commendations ... get from her tears
AW I.i.127 [Parolles to Helena] there was never virgin got till virginity was first lost
Cor I.iii.34 [Volumnia to Virgilia, imagining Martius shouting to the Volscians] You were got in fear
2H4 IV.iii.93 [Falstaff alone, of boys like Prince John] when they marry they get wenches
3H6 II.ii.133 [Richard to Prince, of the Queen] Whoever got thee, there thy mother stands
H8 II.iii.44 [Old Lady to Anne, of being a queen] If your back / Cannot vouchsafe this burden, 'tis too weak / Ever to get a boy
KJ I.i.108 [Robert Faulconbridge to King John, of the Bastard] When this same lusty gentleman was got
KJ I.i.237 [Bastard to Lady Faulconbridge] Sir Robert could do well - marry, to confess - / Could he get me!
KJ I.i.259 [Bastard to Lady Faulconbridge, of King Richard] were I to get again ... I would not wish a better father
KJ I.i.272 [Bastard to Lady Faulconbridge, of his parentage] Who lives and dares but say thou didst not well / When I was got, I'll send his soul to hell
KL I.ii.15 [Edmund alone] a whole tribe of fops / Got 'tween asleep and wake
KL II.i.77 [Gloucester to Edmund, of Edgar] I never got him
KL III.iv.139 [Gloucester to Lear] Our flesh and blood ... is grown so vile / That it doth hate what gets it
KL V.iii.170 [Edgar to Edmund, of their father] The dark and vicious place where thee he got / Cost him his eyes
Luc 549 [of a black cloud] some gentle gust doth get, / Which blow these pitchy vapours from their biding
Mac I.iii.66 [Third Witch to Banquo] Thou shalt get kings, thou thou be none
MV III.v.10 [Launcelot to Jessica] you may partly hope that your father got you not
MW I.iii.20 [Nym to Falstaff, of Bardolph] He was gotten in drink
Oth I.iii.189 [Brabantio to Duke] I had rather to adopt a child than get it
Per II.ii.6 [Simonides to First Lord, of Thaisa] whom Nature gat / For men to ... wonder at
Sonn 7.14 [] So thou ... / Unlooked on diest unless thou get a son
TC II.iii.238 [Ulysses to Ajax] Praise him that got thee
TC III.ii.102 [Pandarus to Cressida, of Troilus] If my lord get a boy of you, you'll give him me
Tem I.ii.319 [Prospero to Caliban] Thou poisonous slave, got by the devil himself
Tit IV.ii.89 [Aaron to all, of his baby] by the burning tapers of the sky / That shone so brightly when this boy was got
TNK II.iv.24 [Hippolyta to all, of Arcite] He's well got, sure [i.e. of noble birth]
TNK II.v.38 [Gaoler's Daughter alone, as if to her father] Get many more ... such daughters [also punned in the first part of the line = obtain]
TS II.i.403 [Tranio as Lucentio alone] Fathers commonly / Do get their children
WT II.iii.104 [Paulina as if to Nature, of Perdita] thou ... which hast made it / So like to him that got it
WT III.iii.73 [Shepherd to himself, of Perdita and her imagined parents] They were warmer that got this than the poor thing is here
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