level (v.) Old form(s): leaueld , leuell , leuelld
aim, direct, target
LC.282[of the old man] his wat'ry eyes he did dismount, / Whose sights till then were levelled on my face
MA IV.i.235[Friar to Leonato] if all aim but this be levelled false
R3 IV.iv.203[Queen Elizabeth to King Richard, of her daughters] level not to hit their lives
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