tire (n.) Old form(s): Tyre
head-dress, ornament for the head, raiment
AC II.v.22[Cleopatra to Charmian, of Antony] I ... put my tires and mantles on him
MA III.iv.12[Margaret to Hero] I like the new tire within
MW III.iii.53[Falstaff to Mistress Ford] Thou hast the right arched beauty of the brow that becomes ... any tire of Venetian admittance
Sonn.53.8[] you in Grecian tires are painted new
TG IV.iv.182[disguised Julia alone, of Silvia's picture] If I had such a tire this face of mine / Were full as lovely as is this of hers
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