fair (adj.) Old form(s): faire
appropriate, courteous, pleasing
R2 III.iii.188[Bolingbroke to all, of King Richard] show fair duty to his majesty
TC I.iii.219[Aeneas to Agamemnon] May one that is a herald and a prince / Do a fair message to his kingly ears?
TC III.i.44[Pandarus to and of all] fair desires, in all fair measure, fairly guide them [second instance]
TC III.i.48[Pandarus to Helen] You speak your fair pleasure
Tim I.ii.190.1[Timon to Third Servant, of a gift of greyhounds] let them be received, / Not without fair reward
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