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observance
used in The Merry Wives of Windsor

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Definition
conformity with law or custom or practice

or:

taking part in a ritual — such as celebrating a holiday
  • I have long loved her, and, I protest to you, bestowed much on her; followed her with a doting observance; engrossed opportunities to meet her; fee'd every slight occasion that could but niggardly give me sight of her; not only bought many presents to give her, but have given largely to many to know what she would have given; briefly, I have pursued her as love hath pursued me; which hath been on the wing of all occasions.
    2.2 — Act 2 Scene 2 — A room in the Garter Inn (63% in)

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