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assay
used in The Merry Wives of Windsor

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analysis or the results of an analysis — especially to determine the quantity of an ore (such as gold)  in rock or of a chemical substance such as a protein in a tumor
  • What an unweighed behaviour hath this Flemish drunkard picked, with the devil's name! out of my conversation, that he dares in this manner assay me?
    2.1 — Act 2 Scene 1 — Before PAGE'S house (10% in)

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