weed (n.) Old form(s): Weedes
(plural) garments, dress, clothes
3H6 III.iii.229[Queen to Messenger] my mourning weeds are laid aside
Cor II.iii.153[Brutus to Sicinius, of Coriolanus] With a proud heart he wore / His humble weeds
Cym V.i.23[Posthumus alone] I'll disrobe me / Of these Italian weeds
Ham IV.vii.79[Claudius to Laertes] settled age [wears] his sables and his weeds [i.e. solemn and sedate clothing]
KL IV.vii.7[Cordelia to Kent] These weeds are memories of those worser hours
LLL V.ii.796[Princess to King, of his living in a hermitage] hard lodging and thin weeds
MA V.iii.30[Don Pedro to Claudio] let us hence, and put on other weeds
MND II.ii.77[Puck to himself, of Lysander] Weeds of Athens he doth wear
RJ V.i.39[Romeo alone, of an apothecary] which late I noted / In tattered weeds
TC III.iii.239[Achilles to Patroclus] I have a woman's longing ... / To see great Hector in his weeds of peace
TG II.vii.42[Julia to Lucetta] fit me with such weeds / As may beseem some well-reputed page
Tit I.i.73[Titus to all] Hail, Rome, victorious in thy mourning weeds!
Tit II.i.18[Aaron alone] Away with slavish weeds and servile thoughts!
Tit III.i.43[Titus to Lucius, of stones] were they but attired in grave weeds, / Rome could afford no tribunes like to these
TN V.i.252[Viola to Sebastian] I'll bring you to a captain in this town / Where lie my maiden weeds
TN V.i.270[Orsino to Viola] let me see thee in thy woman's weeds
TNK I.ii.15[Palamon to Arcite, of what he sees in Thebes] Scars and bare weeds
WT IV.iv.1[Florizel to Perdita] These your unusual weeds to each part of you / Does give a life
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