tire (v.) Old form(s): Tyre , tyrest
feed greedily, prey ravenously
3H6 I.i.269[King to Exeter, of York] Will ... like an empty eagle / Tire on the flesh of me and of my son!
Cym III.iv.96[Innogen as if to Posthumus] when thou shalt be disedged by her / That now thou tirest on [or: exercise oneself, work out]
Ven.56[] as an empty eagle ... / Tires with her beak on feathers, flesh and bone
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