mote (n.) Old form(s): moats , Moth
speck of dust, tiny particle, trifle
E3 II.i.437[Warwick to Countess] An unreputed mote, flying in the sun
H5 IV.i.174[disguised King Henry to Williams] should every soldier ... wash every mote out of his conscience
Ham I.i.112[Horatio to Barnardo and Marcellus, of the ghostly vision] A mote it is to trouble the mind's eye
KJ IV.i.91[Arthur to Hubert, of his eyes] that there were but a mote in yours
LLL IV.iii.159[Berowne to Longaville, of Dumaine] You found his mote, the King your mote did see [F moth]
Luc.1251[] Through crystal walls each little mote will peep
MND V.i.310[Demetrius to all] A mote will turn the balance which Pyramus, which Thisbe is the better
Per IV.iv.21[Gower alone, of all] Like motes and shadows see them move awhile

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