supposed (adj.) Old form(s): suppos'd
pretended, false, counterfeit
KL V.iii.110[Herald reading a proclamation] Edmund, supposed Earl of Gloucester
MW IV.iv.60[Mistress Ford to all, of Falstaff] Let the supposed fairies pinch him sound
Tim V.i.13[Painter to Poet, of Timon] 'tis not amiss we tender our loves to him in this supposed distress of his
TS II.i.400[Tranio alone, of himself] I see no reason but supposed Lucentio / Must get a father
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