heavy (adj.) Old form(s): heauie , heauy
brutal, oppressive, wicked
2H4 IV.i.100[Mowbray to Westmorland] [we] suffer the condition of these times / To lay a heavy and unequal hand Upon our honours
KJ IV.iii.58[Bastard to all, of Arthur's apparent murder] The graceless action of a heavy hand
MA IV.i.113[Leonato to all] O Fate! Take not away thy heavy hand
Mac III.i.89[Macbeth to Murderers, of Banquo] Whose heavy hand hath bowed you to the grave
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