sweep (v.) Old form(s): Sweepe
prepare, clear [a way]
AC III.xi.17[Antony to attendants] you shall / Have letters ... that will / Sweep your way for you
Ham III.iv.205[Hamlet to Gertrude, of Rosencrantz and Guildenstern] They must sweep my way
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