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used in Henry IV, Part 1

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to stop (something from happening)
  • I hope no less, yet needful 'tis to fear; And, to prevent the worst, Sir Michael, speed: For if Lord Percy thrive not, ere the King Dismiss his power, he means to visit us, For he hath heard of our confederacy; And 'tis but wisdom to make strong against him: Therefore make haste.
    4.4 — Act 4 Scene 4 — York. A Room in the Archbishop's Palace (83% in)

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