part (v.)
cleave, break, tear
3H6 I.iv.69[Queen to Clifford and Northumberland, of York] That raught at mountains with outstretched arms, / Yet parted but the shadow with his hand
KJ IV.iii.146[Bastard to Hubert] England now is left / To tug and scamble and to part by th'teeth / The unowed interest of proud-swelling state
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