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Othello, the Moor of Venice
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brief
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Othello, the Moor of Venice
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  • When I came back,— For this was brief,—I found them close together, At blow and thrust; even as again they were When you yourself did part them.
  • Masters, play here,—I will content your pains, Something that’s brief; and bid "Good-morrow, general."

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  • Yet, I beseech you,— If you think fit, or that it may be done,— Give me advantage of some brief discourse With Desdemona alone.
  • Well, do it, and be brief; I will walk by.

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as in: briefed her Define
to give a summary of important information to someone
as in: legal brief Define
a summary of important facts -- especially an opinion of a legal case
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