grace (n.)
grace before meals, prayer of thanksgiving
LLL IV.ii.153[Holofernes to Nathaniel] if before repast it shall please you to gratify the table with a grace
Tim I.ii.61.1[heading] Apemantus's grace
Tit IV.iii.99[Clown to Titus] I could never say grace in all my life [pun: 98, sense 4]
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