world (n.)
times, life, state of affairs
2H6 IV.ii.8[Holland to Bevis] I say it was never merry world in England since gentlemen came up
JC I.ii.304[Cassius to Brutus] think of the world
TN III.i.95[Olivia to Viola as Cesario] 'Twas never merry world / Since lowly feigning was called compliment
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