give over (v.) Old form(s): giue ouer , giuing ore
retire, give up a trade, abandon a way of life
Per IV.ii.25[Pander to Bawd] Three or four thousand chequins were as pretty a proportion to live quietly, and so give over
Per IV.ii.33[Pander to Bawd] the sore terms we stand upon with the gods will be strong with us for giving o'er
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