Borachio

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Borachio bor-ach′i-o a Spanish wine-bottle of leather: a drunken fellow.
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Sp. borracha.

Usage

In literature:

Borachio had been overheard talking with one of his companions of the mischief he had been employed by Don John to do.
"Tales from Shakespeare" by Charles and Mary Lamb
It was to Don John that Borachio came with the interesting conversation which he had overheard.
"Beautiful Stories from Shakespeare" by E. Nesbit
BORACHIO, bottle made of skin.
"Volpone; Or, The Fox" by Ben Jonson
BORACHIO, bottle made of skin.
"The Alchemist" by Ben Jonson
BORACHIO, bottle made of skin.
"The Poetaster" by Ben Jonson
BORACHIO, bottle made of skin.
"Sejanus: His Fall" by Ben Jonson
BORACHIO, bottle made of skin.
"Every Man In His Humor" by Ben Jonson
D'ye think my niece will ever endure such a borachio?
"Character Sketches of Romance, Fiction and the Drama, Vol 1" by The Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D.
While the prince and Claudio were yet talking of the challenge of Benedick, a magistrate brought Borachio as a prisoner before the prince.
"Tales from Shakespeare" by Charles Lamb and Mary Lamb
Borachio, hiding behind the arras, overhears the truth of the matter.
"William Shakespeare" by John Masefield
Dogberry, Verges, Watchmen with Borachio, bound, enter, and all the villainy of Don John is explained.
"Shakespeare and Music" by Christopher Wilson
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In news:

Collin Touchette as Borachio, left, and Jeremy Routhier as Don John rehearse for Hampshire Regional High School's production of "Much Ado About Nothing" Thursday at the school.JERREY ROBERTS Purchase photo reprints at PhotoExtra.
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