Glossary

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la
label
labour
laboured
labouring
laboursome
lace
lack
lackey
lack-linen
lack-lustre
lad
ladder-tackle
lade
lading
lady
lady-smock
lag
lagging
lakin
lam-damn
lame
lamely
lamentable
lamentably
lamp
lampass
lance
lanch
land
land-damn
landed
land-fish
landman
land-service
lane
languish
languishment
languor
lank
lank-lean
lantern
lanthorn
lap
lapse
lapsing
lapwing
lard
larder
large
large-handed
largely
largess
lark's-heels
larum
larum-bell
lash
lass-lorn
last
lasting
lastly
latch
late
lated
lately
late-sacked
latest
late-walking
lath
latten
latter
latter day
latter-born
lattice
laud
laughter
launch
laund
launder
laundry
laurel
laus
lave
lavish
lavishly
lavolt
law
lawful
lawn
lay
lay a
layer-up
laying on
lazar
lazar-like
lea
lead
leaden
leading
leaf
league
leaguer
leak
leaked
leaking
lean
lean a
lean-looked
leap
leaping-house
learn
learned
learning
lease, out by
leash
leasing
least
leather-coat
leathern
leathern-jerkin
leave
leave a
leaven
leavened
leavening
leavy
lecher
lecture
lee
leech
leer
lees
leese
leet
leg
legate
legatine
lege
legend
legerity
legion
legitimation
leisure
leman
lend
lending
length
lengthened
lenity
lenten
l'envoy
leperous
lesson
lest
let
let a
lethargy
lethe
Lethe'd
letter
lettered
level
levelled
leviathan
levied
levity
levy
lewd
lewdly
lewdness
lewdster
lewd-tongued
liable
libbard
libel
liberal
liberal arts
liberal-conceited
libertine
liberty
licence
lictor
lid
lie
lie a
lie b
lief
liege
liegeman
lieger
lieu
lieutenantry
life
lifelings
life-rendering
lifter
lifting up
liggens
light
lighten
light-foot
lightless
lightly
lightness
like
like a
likelihood
likely
likeness
liking
lily
lily-tincture
limb
limbeck
limber
limb-meal
limbo
limbo patrum
lime
limed
limekiln
lime-twig
limit
limitation
limited
limiter
limn
limned
line
line a
lineal
lineament
lined
line-grove
linen
ling
linger
lingering
lining
link
linsey-woolsey
linstock
lip
Lipsbury
liquor
liquorish
lisp
list
listen
lither
litigious
litter
little
little-seeming
live
liveless
livelihood
lively
liver
livery
living
lo
loach
load
loaden
loathly
loathness
lob
lobby
lock
lockram
locust
lodestar
lodge
lodged
lodging
loggats
loggerhead
logger-headed
loiterer
loll
loneliness
lonely
long
longing
long-ingraffed
longly
long-staff
long-tongued
loo
loof
look
loon
loop
looped
loose
loose a
loose-bodied
loosely
loose-wived
lop
lord
lording
lordship
lose
losel
losing
loss
lost
lot
lottery
loud
lour
louring
louse
lousy
lout
love
love-book
love-day
love-feat
love-lay
lovely
love-prate
lover
lovered
loveshaft
love-shaked
love-springs
love-suit
loving
low
low country
low-crooked
lower
lowering
lowliness
lowly
lown
lowness
low-spirited
loyal
lozel
lubber
lubberly
luce
lucky
lucre
luggage
lugged
lull
lumpish
lunatic
lune
lurch
lure
lurk
lust
lust-breathed
lust-dieted
lustful
lustihood
lustily
lustique
lustre
lusty
lux
luxurious
luxuriously
luxury
lym
large (adj.) 1generous, bountiful, liberal, lavish
large (adj.) 2frank, free, unrestrained
large (adj.) 3widespread, general, extensive
large (adj.) 4licentious, coarse
large (adj.) 5grandiose, impressive sounding
large (adj.) 6high, great, extensive
large (adj.) 7general, broad; or: powerfully built, robust
large (n.)  full-grown version
large, at 1at length, in full, thoroughly
large, at 2in general, as a whole
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CE IV.iv.141 [Adriana to Officer] I long to know the truth hereof at large
CE V.i.396 [Abbess to Duke] hear at large discoursed all our fortunes
2H4 IV.iv.101 [Harcourt to King Henry IV] The manner and true order of the fight / This packet ... contains at large
H5 I.i.78 [Canterbury to Ely, of King Henry] causes now in hand, / Which I have opened to his grace at large
1H6 I.i.109 [Third Messenger to nobles] The circumstance I'll tell you more at large [i.e.at greater length]
1H6 I.iii.81 [Gloucester to Winchester] we shall meet and break our minds at large
1H6 II.v.59 [Richard to Mortimer, of the reason for Mortimer's imprisonment] Discover more at large what cause that was
1H6 V.i.42 [Gloucester to Armagnac ambassador] I have informed his highness so at large
2H6 II.i.172 [Buckingham to King, of the conspiracy] more at large your grace shall understand
MND V.i.150 [Quince to all] Let Lion, Moonshine, Wall, and lovers twain / At large discourse while here they do remain
MW IV.vi.18 [Fenton to Host] The image of the jest / I'll show you here at large
Per I.i.1 [Antiochus to Pericles] you have at large received / The danger of the task you undertake
Per V.i.59 [Lysimachus to Helicanus] Let me entreat to know at large the cause / Of your king's sorrow
R2 III.i.41 [York to Bolingbroke, of Queen Isabel] A gentleman of mine I have dispatched / With letters of your love to her at large
TG III.ii.61 [Duke to Proteus] Upon this warrant shall you have access / Where you with Silvia may confer at large
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