level (n.) Old form(s): leuell , leuill
line of fire
AW II.i.156[Helena to King] I am not an impostor, that proclaim / Myself against the level of mine aim
H8 I.ii.2[King Henry to Wolsey] I stood i'th' level / Of a full-charged confederacy
RJ III.iii.103[Romeo to Nurse, of Juliet falling after calling for him] As if that name, / Shot from the deadly level of a gun, / Did murder her
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