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Drum and Colours. Enter Menteth, Cathnes, Angus, Drum and colours. Enter Menteth, Cathness, Angus,colours (n.)
colour-ensigns, standard-bearers
Mac V.ii.1.1
Lenox, SoldiersLennox, Soldiers Mac V.ii.1.2
The English powre is neere, led on by Malcolm,The English power is near, led on by Malcolm,power (n.)

old form: powre
armed force, troops, host, army
Mac V.ii.1
His Vnkle Seyward, and the good Macduff.His uncle Seyward and the good Macduff. Mac V.ii.2
Reuenges burne in them: for their deere causesRevenges burn in them; for their dear causes Mac V.ii.3
Would to the bleeding, and the grim AlarmeWould to the bleeding and the grim alarmbleeding (adj.)
bloody, blood-soaked, bloodstained
Mac V.ii.4
alarm, alarum, 'larm, 'larum (n.)

old form: Alarme
call to arms, call to battle, signal to begin fighting
alarm, alarum, 'larm, 'larum (n.)

old form: Alarme
attack, assault
Excite the mortified man.Excite the mortified man.excite (v.)
incite, stir up, move
Mac V.ii.5.1
mortified (adj.)
deadened, dead to feeling, numbed
Neere Byrnan woodNear Birnan Wood Mac V.ii.5.2
Shall we well meet them, that way are they comming.Shall we well meet them; that way are they coming. Mac V.ii.6
Who knowes if Donalbane be with his brother?Who knows if Donalbain be with his brother? Mac V.ii.7
For certaine Sir, he is not: I haue a FileFor certain, sir, he is not. I have a filefile (n.)
register, list, roll
Mac V.ii.8
Of all the Gentry; there is Seywards Sonne,Of all the gentry: there is Seyward's son Mac V.ii.9
And many vnruffe youths, that euen nowAnd many unrough youths that even nowunrough (adj.)

old form: vnruffe
beardless, unbearded
Mac V.ii.10
Protest their first of Manhood.Protest their first of manhood.protest (v.)
make protestation, avow, affirm, proclaim
Mac V.ii.11.1
first (n.)
beginning, outset, start
What do's the Tyrant.What does the tyrant? Mac V.ii.11.2
Great Dunsinane he strongly Fortifies:Great Dunsinane he strongly fortifies. Mac V.ii.12
Some say hee's mad: Others, that lesser hate him,Some say he's mad. Others, that lesser hate him, Mac V.ii.13
Do call it valiant Fury, but for certaineDo call it valiant fury; but for certain Mac V.ii.14
He cannot buckle his distemper'd causeHe cannot buckle his distempered causedistempered (adj.)

old form: distemper'd
insane, deranged, lunatic
Mac V.ii.15
Within the belt of Rule.Within the belt of rule.rule (n.)
proper discipline, good management
Mac V.ii.16.1
Now do's he feeleNow does he feel Mac V.ii.16.2
His secret Murthers sticking on his hands,His secret murders sticking on his hands; Mac V.ii.17
Now minutely Reuolts vpbraid his Faith-breach:Now minutely revolts upbraid his faith-breach.minutely (adj.)
taking place minute by minute
Mac V.ii.18
faith-breach (n.)
breach of faith, treason, treachery
Those he commands, moue onely in command,Those he commands move only in command, Mac V.ii.19
Nothing in loue: Now do's he feele his TitleNothing in love. Now does he feel his title Mac V.ii.20
Hang loose about him, like a Giants RobeHang loose about him like a giant's robe Mac V.ii.21
Vpon a dwarfish Theefe.Upon a dwarfish thief. Mac V.ii.22.1
Who then shall blameWho then shall blame Mac V.ii.22.2
His pester'd Senses to recoyle, and start,His pestered senses to recoil and start,pestered (adj.)

old form: pester'd
afflicted, troubled, plagued
Mac V.ii.23
start (v.)
jump, recoil, flinch
When all that is within him, do's condemneWhen all that is within him does condemn Mac V.ii.24
It selfe, for being there.Itself for being there? Mac V.ii.25.1
Well, march we on,Well, march we on Mac V.ii.25.2
To giue Obedience, where 'tis truly ow'd:To give obedience where 'tis truly owed. Mac V.ii.26
Meet we the Med'cine of the sickly Weale,Meet we the medicine of the sickly weal,weal (n.)

old form: Weale
state, community, commonwealth
Mac V.ii.27
And with him poure we in our Countries purge,And with him pour we in our country's purgepurge (n.)
purging, cleansing, flushing out of evil
Mac V.ii.28
Each drop of vs.Each drop of us. Mac V.ii.29.1
Or so much as it needes,Or so much as it needs Mac V.ii.29.2
To dew the Soueraigne Flower, and drowne the Weeds:To dew the sovereign flower and drown the weeds.dew (v.)
bedew, moisten, water
Mac V.ii.30
Make we our March towards Birnan.Make we our march towards Birnan. Mac V.ii.31
Exeunt marching.Exeunt, marching Mac V.ii.31
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