lesson (v.) Old form(s): lesson'd
instruct, teach, advise
Cor II.iii.176[Brutus to Citizens, of Coriolanus] Could you not have told him - / As you were lessoned
R3 I.iv.243[First Murderer to Clarence, of what Richard wept] Ay, millstones, as he lessoned us to weep
TG II.vii.5[Julia to Lucetta] I do conjure thee ... / To lesson me
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