tell (v.) Old form(s): tels , tould
disclose, reveal, explain
3H6 III.i.48[King to himself, of Edward] Warwick tells his title, smoothes the wrong
AW IV.iii.159[Parolles to First Soldier] I will tell true
KL I.i.208[Lear to Burgundy, of Cordelia] I tell you all her wealth [or: count]
Per Chorus.I.38[Gower alone, of Antiochus] His riddle told not
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