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beget
used in The Merchant of Venice

2 uses
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Definition
to cause something — especially to make children
  • This is my true-begotten father, who, being more than sand-blind, high-gravel blind, knows me not: I will try confusions with him.
    2.2 — Act 2 Scene 2 — Venice. A street (18% in)
  • ] Tell me where is fancy bred, Or in the heart or in the head, How begot, how nourished?
    3.2 — Act 3 Scene 2 — Belmont. A room in PORTIA's house (21% in)

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