rout (n.) Old form(s): rowt
rabble, mob, disorderly crowd
1H6 IV.i.173[King to all] I hope ere long / To be presented ... / With Charles, Alen??on, and that traitorous rout
2H4 IV.ii.9[Prince John to Archbishop] Cheering a rout of rebels with your drum
CE III.i.101[Balthasar to Antipholus of Ephesus] that supposed by the common rout
JC I.ii.78[Cassius to Brutus] if you know / That I profess myself in banqueting / To all the rout
Tim IV.iii.44[Timon alone, of gold] that puts odds / Among the rout of nations
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