wind (n.) Old form(s): winde
breath
1H4 II.ii.13[Falstaff as if alone] If I travel but four foot by the square further afoot, I shall break my wind
2H4 I.ii.184[Lord Chief Justice to Falstaff] Is not your voice broken, your wind short
3H6 II.i.82[Richard to Edward] selfsame wind that I should speak withal / Is kindling coals that fires all my breast
3H6 III.i.85[King to First and Second Keepers, of a feather] Obeying with my wind when I do blow
MV I.i.22.2[Salerio to Antonio] My wind cooling my broth / Would blow me to an ague
TC III.ii.30[Pandarus to Troilus, of Cressida] She ... fetches her wind so short, as if she were frayed with a sprite
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