halt (v.)
limp, proceed lamely
2H4 I.ii.248[Falstaff alone] 'Tis no matter if I do halt
2H4 II.iv.49[Falstaff to Doll] to serve bravely is to come halting off [with bawdy pun]
AC IV.vii.17.2[Scarus to Antony] I'll halt after
Ham II.ii.325[Hamlet to Rosencrantz and Guildenstern] the blank verse shall halt for 't
MA I.i.61[Beatrice to Messenger, of Benedick] four of his five wits went halting off
R3 I.i.23[Richard alone] dogs bark at me as I halt by them
R3 I.ii.250[Richard alone, of himself] that halts and am misshapen thus
Tem IV.i.11.1[Prospero to Ferdinand, of Miranda] she will outstrip all praise, / And make it halt behind her
Tim IV.i.24[Timon alone, of sciatica] Cripple our senators, that their limbs may halt / As lamely as their manners
TN V.i.189[Sir Andrew to Viola as Cesario] Here comes Sir Toby halting
TNK V.iv.10[Palamon to his knights] we come towards the gods ... not halting under crimes / Many and stale
TS II.i.250[Petruchio to Katherina] Thou dost not halt
TS III.ii.88[Baptista to Petruchio, of his entrance] And yet you halt not
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