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balk
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Henry IV, Part 1
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  • The Earl of Douglas is discomfited: Ten thousand bold Scots, two-and-twenty knights, Balk’d in their own blood, did Sir Walter see On Holmedon’s plains: of prisoners, Hotspur took Mordake the Earl of Fife and eldest son To beaten Douglas; and the Earls of Athol, Of Murray, Angus, and Menteith.

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  • Our teacher balked at the suggestion of an open-book test.
  • The horse balked at the jump.

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