touch (v.) Old form(s): Toucht
refer to, treat of, deal with
AC II.ii.24[Lepidus to Caesar and Antony] Touch you the sourest points with sweetest terms
JC III.i.7[Artemidorus to Caesar] mine's a suit / That touches Caesar nearer
R3 III.v.92[Richard to Buckingham, of any reference to Edward's bastardy] touch this sparingly
R3 III.vii.4[Richard to Buckingham] Touched you the bastardy of Edward's children?
TC II.ii.195[Troilus to Hector, of his speech] there you touched the life of our design
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