green (adj.) Old form(s): greene
youthful, inexperienced, immature
AC I.v.74[Cleopatra to Charmian] My salad days, / When I was green in judgement
H5 II.iv.136[Exeter to Dauphin, of King Henry] you'll find a difference ... / Between the promise of his greener days / And these he masters now
KJ II.i.472[Queen Eleanor to King John, of Arthur] yon green boy shall have no sun to ripe
KJ III.iv.145[Cardinal Pandulph to Lewis the Dauphin] How green you are and fresh in this old world!
Oth II.i.239[Iago to Roderigo, of Cassio] hath all those requisites in him that folly and green minds look after
PP.4.2[of Adonis] lovely, fresh and green
TC II.iii.251[Ulysses to Nestor] were your days / As green as Ajax' ... / You should not have the eminence of him
Tim IV.i.7[Timon alone] To general filths / Convert o'th' instant, green virginity
TNK IV.iii.80[Doctor to Wooer, of the Gaoler's Daughter] Sing to her such green songs of love
Ven.806[Adonis to Venus] The text is old, the orator too green
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