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quantity (n.) 1fragment, little piece, tiny amount
quantity (n.) 2equal amount, same proportion
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Ham III.iv.76 [Hamlet to Gertrude] Nor sense to ecstasy was ne'er so thralled / But it reserved some quantity of choice
2H4 V.i.56 [Falstaff alone] If I were sawed into quantities, I should make four dozen of such bearded hermits' staves as Master Shallow
KJ V.iv.23 [Melun to Pembroke, Salisbury, and Bigot, of his wounds] Retaining but a quantity of life
TS IV.iii.110 [Petruchio to Tailor] Away, thou rag, thou quantity, thou remnant