distance (n.)
[fencing] regulation space to be kept between contestants
MW II.i.207[Shallow to Page, on fencing] In these times you stand on distance
MW II.iii.23[Host to Caius, in answer to 'Vat be you all ... come for?'] to see thee pass ... thy distance
RJ II.iv.21[Mercutio to Benvolio, of Tybalt] He fights as you sing pricksong: keeps time, distance, and proportion

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