stretch (v.) Old form(s): stretcht
open wide, extend
2H6 III.ii.171[Warwick to Suffolk, of dead Gloucester] his nostrils stretched with struggling
H5 II.ii.55[King Henry to all] how shall we stretch our eye / When capital crimes ... / Appear before us?
H5 III.i.15[King Henry to all] Now set the teeth, and stretch the nostril wide
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