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1599, (w), ''(w)'', Act 4, Scene 3
- There is no terror, Cassius, in your threats.
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A person or object that is regarded as a danger; a menace.
1590, Edmund Spenser, ''The Faerie Queene'', I.vii:
- An hideous Geant horrible and hye, / That with his talnesse seemd to threat the skye (..)
- O yes, and soundless too; / For you have stolen their buzzing, Antony, / And very wisely threat before you sting.
To use threats; act or speak menacingly; threaten.