mystery (n.) Old form(s): mysterie
trade, office, occupation
MM IV.ii.26[Abhorson to Provost, of Pompey] he will discredit our mystery
Oth IV.ii.29[Othello to Emilia] Your mystery, your mystery! [i.e. this is what you do for a living]
Tim IV.i.18[Timon alone] Instruction, manners, mysteries, and trades ... / Decline to your confounding contraries
Tim IV.iii.455[First Bandit to others, of Timon] 'Tis in the malice of mankind that he thus advises us, not to have us thrive in our mystery

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