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Search phrase: ash

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CoriolanusCor IV.v.111My grained ash an hundred times hath brokeMy grained Ash an hundred times hath broke,
King Edward IIIE3 I.ii.30Nor hang their staves of grained Scottish ashNor hang their staues of grayned Scottish ash,
The Merchant of VeniceMV II.v.26on Ash Wednesday was four year in th' afternoon.on ashwensday was foure yeere in th' afternoone.

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Glossary

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ashspear, lance [made of ash]
Ash Wednesdayin Christian tradition, the first day of Lent
Black Monday[in MV II.v.24] confusion of the day after Easter Sunday with Ash Wednesday
Shrovetidein Christian tradition, the three days before Ash Wednesday

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Themes and Topics

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Here, there, and where...10 that body whereagainst / my grained ash an hundred times hath broke against whi...
Days and dates...saints’ day 1 november mw i i 189 ash wednesday first day of lent mv ii v 26...
...i 193 shrovetide three days before ash wednesday 2h4 v iii 35 wheeson di...

Words Families

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Word FamilyWord Family GroupWords
ASHBASICash n, ashy adj, ashy-pale adj

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