- To dwell permanently or for a considerable time; to have a settled abode for a time; to remain for a long time.
- c. 1603–1604, William Shakespeare, “Measvre for Measure”, in Mr. William Shakespeares Comedies, Histories, & Tragedies: Published According to the True Originall Copies (First Folio), London: Printed by Isaac Iaggard, and Ed[ward] Blount, published 1623, OCLC 606515358, (please specify the act number in uppercase Roman numerals):, [Act III, scene i]:
- […] And the delighted ſpirit / To die in fierie floods, or to recide / In thrilling Region of thicke-ribbed Ice […]
- To have a seat or fixed position; to inhere; to lie or be as in attribute or element.
- To sink; to settle, as sediment.
to dwell permanently or for a considerable time
- reside in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913
- reside in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911
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