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(RQ:Shakespeare Julius Caesar)
- And therwith she toke the swerd from her loue that lay ded and fylle to the ground in a swowne / And whan she aroos she made grete dole out of mesure / the whiche sorowe greued Balyn passyngly sore / and he wente vnto her for to haue taken the swerd oute of her hād but(..)sodenly she sette the pomell to the ground / and rofe her self thorow the body
To break apart; to split.
1590, (w), ''(w)'', II.vi:
- The varlet at his plaint was grieu'd so sore, / That his deepe wounded hart in two did riue(nb..).
1728, (w), ''An Attempt towards a Natural History of the Fossils of England''
- Freestone i.e. that rives, splits, and breaks in any direction.
1821, William Shakespeare, James Boswell, Richard Farmer, ''The Plays and Poems of William Shakespeare'':
- Ten thousand French have ta'en the sacrament, To rive their dangerous artillery
To use a technique of splitting or sawing wood radially from a log (e.g. clapboards).
bank (of a river)
a rake (q)
to grate + av
(alternative form of)