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meddle
used in Romeo and Juliet

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Definition
interfere (in another's affairs or business); or handle (something that shouldn't be handled)
  • It is written that the shoemaker should meddle with his yard and the tailor with his last, the fisher with his pencil, and the painter with his nets; but I am sent to find those persons whose names are here writ, and can never find what names the writing person hath here writ.
    1.2 — Act 1 Scene 2 — A Street (38% in)

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