score (v.) Old form(s): skore
mark up, chalk up, add to the tally
1H4 II.iv.26[Prince Hal to Poins, quoting Francis] 'Score a pint of bastard in the Half-moon!'
AW IV.iii.219[First Soldier reading Parolles' letter, of Bertram] After he scores he never pays the score [first instance] [or: hit the mark]
Sonn.122.10[] Nor need I tallies thy dear love to score
TS induction.2.22[Sly to Lord] score me up for the lyingest knave in Christendom
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