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bestow
used in The Comedy of Errors

4 uses
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Definition
to give — typically to present as an honor or give as a gift
  • Because it is a blessing that he bestows on beasts:
    2.2 — Act 2 Scene 2 — The same (38% in)
bestows = gives as a gift
  • Now, as I am a Christian, answer me, In what safe place you have bestow'd my money: Or I shall break that merry sconce of yours, That stands on tricks when I am undispos'd; Where is the thousand marks thou hadst of me?
    1.2 — Act 1 Scene 2 — A public place (73% in)
  • —Get you home And fetch the chain: by this I know 'tis made: Bring it, I pray you, to the Porcupine; For there's the house; that chain will I bestow,— Be it for nothing but to spite my wife,— Upon mine hostess there: good sir, make haste: Since mine own doors refuse to entertain me, I'll knock elsewhere, to see if they'll disdain me.
    3.1 — Act 3 Scene 1 — The same (96% in)
  • While I go to the goldsmith's house, go thou And buy a rope's end; that will I bestow Among my wife and her confederates, For locking me out of my doors by day.
    4.1 — Act 4 Scene 1 — The same (14% in)

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