touch (v.) Old form(s): touch'd
achieve, accomplish, attain
AC V.ii.329[Dolabella as if to Caesar] thy thoughts / Touch their effects in this [i.e. come to be realized]
H8 III.ii.223[Wolsey alone] I have touched the highest point of all my greatness
Ham II.i.12[Polonius to Reynaldo] come you more nearer / Than your particular demands will touch it
MND II.ii.125[Lysander to Helena] touching now the point of human skill, / Reason becomes the marshal to my will
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