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Search phrase: arch

Plays

 9 result(s).
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
Antony and CleopatraAC I.i.33Let Rome in Tiber melt, and the wide archLet Rome in Tyber melt, and the wide Arch
CoriolanusCor V.iv.46Ne'er through an arch so hurried the blown tideNe're through an Arch so hurried the blowne Tide,
CymbelineCym I.vii.33To see this vaulted arch, and the rich cropTo see this vaulted Arch, and the rich Crop
Henry VIIIH8 V.i.45A most arch heretic, a pestilenceA most Arch-Heretique, a Pestilence
King LearKL II.i.58My worthy arch and patron, comes tonight.My worthy Arch and Patron comes to night,
Richard IIIR3 IV.iii.2The most arch deed of piteous massacreThe most arch deed of pittious massacre
The TempestTem IV.i.71Whose wat'ry arch and messenger am I,Whose watry Arch, and messenger, am I.
Timon of AthensTim V.i.106Yet an arch-villain keeps him company.Yet an arch Villaine keepes him company:
Troilus and CressidaTC III.iii.120Where they're extended; who like an arch reverb'rateWhere they are extended: who like an arch reuerb'rate

Poems

 1 result(s).
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The Rape of LucreceLuc.1667 As through an arch the violent roaring tide As through an Arch, the violent roaring tide,

Glossary

 91 result(s).
Abrahamin the Bible, a Hebrew patriarch, whose name is changed by God from Abram to Abraham
Adamfamous 16th-c archer
aim[archery] show applause, shout approval [of]
aim[archery] guide one's efforts, help one's aim
ApolloGreek sun god, who pulls the sun across the sky in a horse-drawn chariot; god of prophecy [speaking through the Delphi oracle, poetry, music, archery, and healing
archchief, principal, pre-eminent
archchief, master, lord
arch-mockchief mockery, main jibe
bentcurve, bend, arch
bowbowman, archer
bow-backarched back
buckram, buckromstiff, starched, stuck-up
buttgoal, aim, target [as in archery]
carry[archery] send, shoot
cleave the pin[archery] split the peg in the middle of a target
clepe[archaism] call, name, style
clip[archaism] call, name, style
clout[archery] pin fixing a target, cloth patch at the centre of a target; mark, bull
compassedcurved, rounded, arched
crowncoin [usually showing a monarch's crown], English value: 5 shilllings
crownking, monarch, ruler
cry[archery] show applause, shout approval [of]
draw[archery] draw back a bow-string
drythirsty, parched, longing
eke[archaism] also, moreover, too
eyne[archaism] eyes
feast-findingsearching out feasts [at which to entertain the company]
findsearch through, sift, probe
flightarchery contest, flight-shooting
forehand[archery] shooting straight ahead
forthy[archaism] therefore, for this reason
free[unclear meaning] not in formal marching order; quick
frontmarch in the front rank, be in the forefront
hailgreeting to monarchs
half-faced[of a coin] showing a monarch's profile; also: clipped, imperfect
hight[archaism] is called
hild[archaism] held
Ides of Marchin the Roman calendar, 15 March, the half-way point through March
imaginationthought, soul-searching, introspection
inquisitioninquiry, search, questioning
iwis[archaism] assuredly, certainly, truly
Jacobin the Bible, a Hebrew patriarch, the younger son of Isaac
Job[pron: johb] in the Bible, a patriarch, seen as a symbol of destitution and patience
Lauralady addressed in Petrarch’s love poetry
level[archery] direct aim, target, range
loose[archery] moment of release, crucial point
loose[archery] shoot an arrow
marchsequence, rhythmical movement
marchborder region, frontier
March-chickprecocious youth, presumptuous youngster
marchpanemarzipan
monarchizeperform the role of a monarch, play a king's part
monarcho[pron: 'monahrkoh] vain hanger-on at court, pretentious absurdity
ne[archaism] nor
parchdry up, shrivel up
parchment-bottom[descriptive of a] drum
Parthianfrom Parthia, ancient kingdom of W Asia; known for skilled horsemen and archery
Petrarch['petrahrk] Italian poet, 14th-c
pin[archery] peg in the middle of a target; centre
princeruler, monarch, sovereign
principalityspiritual being very high in the hierarchy of angels
questantseeker, searcher, someone engaged in a quest
riflesearch and rob, plunder
royaltyright granted by a monarch, royal prerogative
sain[archaism] said
searchprobe, explore, examine
searchperceive, penetrate, discover
searchseek, seek out, look for
searchsearch-party
searcherofficial appointed to view and report on corpses
searchingpiercing, wounding, sharp
searchingfinding out weak spots, penetrating, stirring
seredried up, withered, parched
shoon[archaism] shoes
skirrscour, search quickly through
speken[archaism] speak
stampcoin, impression [of the monarch's head] made on a coin
stateruler, sovereign, monarch
tofore[archaism] earlier, beforehand
unbent[archery] not bent, not prepared to release an arrow
unsoughtunsearched, uninvestigated
upshoot[archery] final shot, determining shot
upshotremaining stroke, final shot [as in archery, determining the result]
vaultyresembling a vault, arched, domed
viceroysubstitute ruler, deputy monarch
white[archery] white ring at the centre of a target
whitebeardold man, patriarch, old-timer
wight[archaism] person, human being
writ[archaism] gospel, holy scripture
y-clad[archaism] decked out, clothed
yclept[archaism] called

Thesaurus

 84 result(s).
ahead, shooting straight [in archery]forehand
aim, direct [in archery]level
aim, help one's [in archery]aim
archbent
archedvaulty
archedcompassed
arched backbow-back
archerbow
archerAdam
archeryclout
archerywhite
archeryApollo
archerycarry
archeryaim
archerycleave the pin
archeryforehand
archeryaim
archerypin
archeryloose
archeryunbent
archeryloose
archerylevel
archeryupshoot
archeryParthian
archerybutt
archerydraw
archery contestflight
back, archedbow-back
bent, not [in archery]unbent
bull [in archery]clout
centre [in archery]pin
cloth patch at the centre of a target [in archery]clout
contest, archeryflight
deputy monarchviceroy
determining/final shot [in archery]upshoot
direct aim [in archery]level
feasts, searching outfeast-finding
greeting to monarchshail
guide one's efforts [in archery]aim
March 15Ides of March
march in the front rankfront
marching order, not in formalfree
mark [in archery]clout
moment of release [archery]loose
monarchcrown
monarchstate
monarchprince
monarch, deputyviceroy
monarch, perform the role of amonarchize
monarch, right granted by aroyalty
parchedsere
parcheddry
patriarchJacob
patriarchJob
patriarchAbraham
patriarchwhitebeard
peg in the middle of a target [in archery]pin
peg in the middle of a target, split the [in archery]cleave the pin
perform the role of a monarchmonarchize
pin fixing a target [in archery]clout
quickly search throughskirr
range [in archery]level
rank, march in the frontfront
release, moment of [in archery]loose
right granted by a monarchroyalty
rob, search andrifle
searchinquisition
search and robrifle
search quickly throughskirr
search throughfind
searcherquestant
searching out feastsfeast-finding
search-partysearch
send [in archery]carry
shooting straight ahead [in archery]forehand
shot, determining/final [in archery]upshoot
soul-searchingimagination
split the peg in the middle of a target [in archery]cleave the pin
starchedbuckram, buckrom
target [in archery]butt
target [in archery]level
target, white ring at the centre of a [in archery]white
unsearchedunsought
white ring at the centre of a target [in archery]white

Words Families

 30 result(s).
Word FamilyWord Family GroupWords
ARCHBASICarch adj, arch v, arched adj
ARCHACTIONarch-mock n
ARCHPEOPLEarchbishop n, archdeacon n, archduke n, arch-enemy n, arch-heretic n, arch-one n, arch-villain n
ARCHPLACEarchbishopric n
ARCHBISHOPBASICsee ARCHsee
ARCHDEACONBASICsee ARCH
ARCHDUKEBASICsee ARCHsee
ARCHERBASICarcher n, archery n
ARCH-HERETICBASICsee ARCHsee
ARCHITECTBASICarchitect n
BISHOPRANKarchbishop n, archbishopric n
DUKERANKarchduke n
ENEMYINTENSITYarch-enemy n
HERESYINTENSITYarch-heretic n
MOCKINTENSITYarch-mock n
ONEPEOPLEarch-one n
VILLAININTENSITYarch-villain n
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