want (n.)
absence, non-appearance, non-attendance
1H4 IV.i.44[Hotspur to Worcester, of Northumberland] His present want / Seems more than we shall find it
AW II.iv.42[Parolles to Helena, of love] Whose want and whose delay is strewed with sweets
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