stream (n.) Old form(s): Streame
current, flow, drift
2H4 V.ii.34[Clarence to Lord Chief Justice] you must now speak Sir John Falstaff fair, / Which swims against your stream of quality
CE I.i.87[Egeon to Duke] floating straight, obedient to the stream
H8 III.ii.364[Wolsey alone, of his situation] to the mercy / Of a rude stream that must for ever hide me
Oth II.iii.59[Iago alone] My boat sails freely both with wind and stream

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