trick (n.) Old form(s): tricke, Trickes
habit, characteristic, typical behaviour
2H4 I.ii.216[Falstaff to Lord Chief Justice] it was alway yet the trick of our English nation
AC V.ii.75.1[Cleopatra to Dolabella] You laugh when boys or women tell their dreams; / Is't not your trick?
AW III.ii.8[Clown to Countess] I knew a man that had this trick of melancholy
AW V.iii.239[Parolles to King, of Bertram] Tricks he hath had in him, which gentlemen have
Ham IV.vii.187[Laertes to Claudius and Gertrude] But yet / It is our trick
LLL V.ii.416.2[Berowne to Rosaline, of his verbal slip] Yet I have a trick / Of the old rage
MM III.ii.49[Lucio to Pompey] The trick of it? [i.e. see the ways of the world!]
Tem I.ii.210[Ariel to Prospero] Not a soul / But ... played / Some tricks of desperation
WT II.iii.100[Paulina to all, of Perdita] the whole matter / And copy of the father ... / The trick of's frown

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