have at [someone] Old form(s): haue
[said at the start of a fencing attack or other confrontation] I come at, let me at [a person]
2H4 I.ii.194[Falstaff to Lord Chief Justice] he that will caper with me for a thousand marks, let him lend me the money, and have at him!
2H6 II.iii.89[Horner to Peter] have at thee with a downright blow
2H6 IV.ii.113[Cade to himself, of Stafford] Now have at him!
H8 III.ii.309[Surrey to Wolsey, of presenting the list of accusations against Wolsey] Have at you!
H8 V.iii.113[Cromwell to all, of Cranmer defeating the Council] Now have at ye!
LLL IV.iii.288[Berowne to all] Have at you then, affection's men-at-arms!
TNK III.v.24.1[Taborer to all] Here, my mad boys; have at ye!
TNK III.vi.131.1[Arcite to Palamon] Have at thy life!
TS V.ii.45[Petruchio to Bianca] Have at you for a bitter jest or two
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