mickle (adj.)
great, much, large
1H6 IV.vi.35[Talbot to John Talbot] Tomorrow I shall die with mickle age
2H6 V.i.174[King to Salisbury] bend thy knee to me, / That bows unto the grave with mickle age
CE III.i.45[Dromio of Ephesus to Dromio of Syracuse, of his office and name] The one ne'er got me credit, the other mickle blame
E3 V.i.194[Prince Edward to King Edward, of the French crown] Got with as mickle peril of our lives / As e'er was thing of price before this day
H5 II.i.63[Pistol to Bardolph] An oath of mickle might, and fury shall abate
PP.15.9[] more mickle was the pain
RJ II.iii.11[Friar alone] mickle is the powerful grace that lies / In plants
TNK III.v.117[Schoolmaster to Theseus] this mighty 'Morr', of mickle weight
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