verity (n.) Old form(s): veritie
truth, truthfulness, veracity
AW IV.iii.61[First Lord to Second Lord, of Bertram hearing the news of Helena's supposed death] to the full arming of the verity
AYL III.iv.22[Celia to Rosalind, of Orlando] for his verity in love I do think him as concave as a covered goblet
Cor V.ii.18[Menenius to First Watch] all the size that verity / Would without lapsing suffer
H8 I.ii.159[Surveyor to King Henry, of Buckingham] he doubted / 'Twould prove the verity of certain words / Spoke by a holy monk
Ham V.ii.115[Hamlet to Osrick] in the verity of extolment
Mac IV.iii.92[Malcolm to Macduff] justice, verity ... / I have no relish of them
TNK III.v.104[Schoolmaster to Theseus] to say verity, and not to fable
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