Glossary

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O
oaf
oak
oar
oath
oathable
ob
obdurate
obedience
obedient
obeisance
obey
object
objected
objection
oblation
obligation
obliged
oblique
obliquy
oblivion
obloquy
obscene
obscenely
obscure
obscured
obsequious
obsequiously
obsequy
observance
observancy
observant
observation
observe
observed
observing
observingly
obsque
obstacle
obstinate
obstruct
obstruction
occasion
occident
occidental
occulted
occupation
occupy
occurrent
od
odd
odd a
odd-conceited
odd-even
oddly
odds
odoriferous
odour
oeillade
o'er
of
off
offal
off-cap
offence
offenceful
offenceless
offend
offendress
offer
offering
office
office-badge
officed
officer
officious
oft
often
oftentimes
oft-subdued
oft-times
oil
oily
old
olive
Olympian
omen
ominous
omit
omne
on
once
one
oneyer
onixe
only
onset
onyer, oneyer
ope
open
open-arse
opener
operance
operant
operation
operative
opinion
opinioned
oppose
opposed
opposeless
opposing
opposite
opposition
oppress
oppressed
oppression
oppugnancy
opulency
or
orange-tawny
orange-wife
oration
orator
oratory
orb
orbed
orchard
ordain
order
ordered
ordering
orderly
ordinance
ordinant
ordinary
ordinate
ordnance
ordure
ore
organ
orgulous
orient
oriental
orifex
original
orison
ornament
ort
orthography
osier
ostent
ostentation
other
othergates
otherwhere
otherwhiles
ouch
ought
oui away
ounce
ouph
ousel
out
outbrag
outbrave
outbreast
outbreathed
outburn
outcrafty
outdare
outdared
outdure
outdwell
outface
outgo
out-jest
outlive
outlook
outnight
outparamour
outpeer
outrage
outrageous
outrun
outscorn
outsell
outside
outsleep
outspeak
outsport
outstand
outstorm
outstretch
outstretched
outstrike
outswear
outsweeten
out-tongue
outvenom
outvie
outwall
outward
outwear
outwork
outworth
ovator
over
over and over
overbear
overblow
overboots
overbulk
overbuy
overcharged
overcloyed
overcome
overcount
overcover
overcrow
overdo
overdusted
overdyed
overeaten
over-eye
over-far
overflourish
overflow
overfly
overfraught
overgalled
overglance
overgo
overgone
overgorged
overgreat
overgreen
overgrown
overhear
overhold
overjoy
overlaboured
overleap
overleather
overleaven
overlive
overlook
overlooking
over-lusty
overmaster
overmatched
overmatching
overmount
over-mounting
overname
overnight
overoffice
overparted
overpass
overpast
overpeer
overperch
overpicture
overplus
overpost
overpressed
over-prize
overproud
overrank
overraught
overreach
overreaching
overread
over-red
overridden
over-ride
overrule
overrun
overscutched
oversee
overseen
overset
overshade
overshine
overshoes
overshoot
oversize
overskip
overslip
oversnow
overspent
overstain
overstare
overstink
overstrawed
oversway
overswear
overswell
overtake
overteemed
overthrow
overthrown
overtop
over-topping
overtrip
overture
overvalue
overwalk
overwatch
overwatched
overweathered
overween
overweening
overweigh
overwhelming
overworn
overwrested
overwrestle
owe
owlet, howlet
ox
O-yea
oyes, oyez
owe (v.) 1own, possess, have
owe (v.) 2repay, compensate, pay back
owe (v.) 3have in store for, hold towards
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AC IV.viii.31 [Antony to Cleopatra] Bear our hacked targets like the men that owe them
AW II.i.9 [King to Lords] my heart / Will not confess he owes the malady / That doth my life besiege
AW II.v.79 [Helena to Bertram] I am not worthy of the wealth I owe
AW V.iii.198 [Countess to all, of Bertram's ring] Of six preceding ancestors ... / Hath it been owed and worn
AW V.iii.294 [Diana to King] The jeweller that owes the ring is sent for
CE III.i.42 [Antipholus of Ephesus to Dromio of Syracuse] What art thou that keepest me out from the house I owe?
Cor III.ii.130 [Volumnia to Coriolanus] Thy valiantness was mine, . . . / But owe thy pride thyself
Cor V.ii.79 [Coriolanus to Menenius] I owe / My revenge properly
Cym III.i.38 [Cloten to Queen] there is no moe such Caesars, other of them may have crooked noses, but to owe such straight arms, none
E3 II.i.310 [Warwick to King Edward] Far be it from the honour of my age / That I should owe bright gold and render lead
1H4 V.ii.67 [Vernon to Hotspur, of Prince Hal] If he outlive the envy of this day, / England did never owe so sweet a hope
2H4 I.ii.4 [Page to Falstaff, of Falstaff's urine sample] for the party that owed it, he might have more diseases than he knew for
KJ II.i.109 [King Philip to King John, of Arthur] Which owe the crown that thou o'ermasterest
KJ II.i.248 [King Philip to Hubert, of Arthur] pay that duty which you truly owe / To him that owes it [second instance]
KJ IV.i.122 [Hubert to Arthur, of King John] I will not touch thine eye / For all the treasure that thine uncle owes
KJ IV.ii.99 [Pembroke to King John, of Arthur] That blood which owed the breadth of all this isle, / Three foot of it doth hold
KL I.i.202 [Lear to Burgundy, of Cordelia] Will you with those infirmities she owes ... / Take her
LC 140 [of lands and mansions] the true gouty landlord which doth owe them
LC 326 [of the man] O all that borrowed motion seeming owed
LLL I.ii.101 [Mote to Armado, of a lady] still her cheeks possess the same / Which native she doth owe
LLL II.i.6 [Boyet to Princess, of her visit to the King] To parley with the sole inheritor / Of all perfections that a man may owe
Luc 1803 [Collatine of Lucrece] I owed her, and 'tis mine that she hath killed
Mac I.iii.75 [Macbeth to Witches] Say from whence / You owe this strange intelligence
Mac I.iv.11 [Malcolm to King, of Cawdor's death] To throw away the dearest thing he owed / As t'were a careless trifle
Mac III.iv.112 [Macbeth to Lady Macbeth] You make me strange / Even to the disposition that I owe
Mac V.iv.18 [Seyward to Macduff] The time approaches / That will with due decision make us know / What we shall say we have, and what we owe
MM I.iv.83 [Lucio to Isabella, of men] All their petitions are as freely theirs / As they themselves would owe them
MM II.iv.123 [Isabella to Angelo, of Claudio] only he / Owe and succeed thy weakness
MND II.ii.85 [Puck to Lysander] upon thy eyes I throw / All the power this charm doth owe
Oth I.i.67 [Roderigo to Iago, of Othello] What a full fortune does the thick-lips owe
Oth III.iii.330 [Iago to himself, as if to Othello] that sweet sleep / Which thou owed'st yesterday
Per V.i.117 [Pericles to Marina] how achieved you these endowments which / You make more rich to owe?
R2 IV.i.184 [Richard to Bolingbroke] Now is this golden crown like a deep well / That owes two buckets
R3 IV.iv.142 [Queen Elizabeth to King Richard] The slaughter of the prince that owed that crown
RJ II.ii.46 [Juliet to herself, of Romeo] Retain that dear perfection which he owes
Sonn 18.10 [] Nor lose possession of that fair thou ow'st
Sonn 70.14 [] thou alone kingdoms of hearts shouldst owe
TC III.iii.99 [Ulysses to Achilles] man ... / Cannot make boast to have that which he hath, / Nor feels not what he owes, but by reflection
Tem I.ii.408 [Ferdinand to himself, of the music] This is no mortal business, nor no sound / That the earth owes
Tem I.ii.455 [Prospero to Ferdinand] Thou dost here usurp / The name thou ow'st not
Tem III.i.45 [Ferdinand to Miranda, of other women] never any ... but some defect in her / Did quarrel with the noblest grace she owed
TG V.ii.28 [disguised Julia to herself, of Thurio's possessions] That such an ass should owe them
TN I.v.300 [Olivia alone] ourselves we do not owe
TNK I.i.88 [Second Queen to Hippolyta, of Theseus] who owest his strength
TNK V.iv.50 [Pirithous to Palamon] a steed ... owing / Not a hair-worth of white
WT III.ii.37 [Hermione to Leontes, of herself] which owe / A moiety of the throne
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