frame (n.)
order, definite form, regular shape
Ham I.ii.20[Claudius to his court, of young Fortinbras] thinking ... / Our state to be disjoint and out of frame
Ham III.ii.317[Guildenstern to Hamlet] put your discourse into some frame
LLL III.i.188[Berowne alone, of a woman] like a German clock, / Still a-repairing, ever out of frame [i.e. not working properly]
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