To better see all uses of the word
partisan
in
Romeo and Juliet
please enable javascript.

partisan
Used In
Romeo and Juliet
Show Multiple Meanings (Less common than this sense)
Go to Play Vocabulary
Go to Word Detail
  • Clubs, bills, and partisans! strike! beat them down!
  • — Three civil brawls, bred of an airy word, By thee, old Capulet, and Montague, Have thrice disturb’d the quiet of our streets; And made Verona’s ancient citizens Cast by their grave beseeming ornaments, To wield old partisans, in hands as old, Canker’d with peace, to part your canker’d hate: If ever you disturb our streets again, Your lives shall pay the forfeit of the peace.
  • — [Exeunt Tybalt with his Partizans.

  • There are no more uses of "partisan" in the play.


    Show samples from other sources
  • I was hoping for a balanced report, but heard only partisan praise.
  • ...judges who become too caught up in the essentially political role of making new policies are apt to lose their neutrality and become partisans...
    Richard Posner  --  Law, Pragmatism, and Democracy

  • Go to more samples
Show Multiple Meanings (Less common than this sense)
Go to Play Vocabulary
verbalworkout.com . . . enhancing vocabulary while reading