gait (n.) Old form(s): gate
proceedings, course, doings, steps
Ham I.ii.31[Claudius to his court, of young Fortinbras' actions] to suppress / His further gait herein
Luc.1081[] solemn night with slow sad gait descended / To ugly hell
MND V.i.406[Oberon to all] With this field dew consecrate / Every fairy take his gait [i.e. go on his way]
Tim V.iv.73[Alcibiades reading Timon's epitaph] pass, and stay not here thy gait
TN I.iv.15[Orsino to Viola as Cesario, of Olivia] address thy gait unto her
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