to cover with water
"To stop the inundation of her tears"
to discontinue a session
"I hear thou must, and nothing may prorogue it, On Thursday next be married to this county"
to submit to settlement or judgement by an independent person or body
"Twixt my extremes and me this bloody knife Shall play the empire; arbitrating that Which the commission of thy years and art Could to no issue of true honour bring."
"I have need of many orisons To move the heavens to smile upon my state"
to gather; collect
"we have cull'd such necessaries As are behoveful for our state to-morrow"
comfort in sorrow
"one poor and loving child, But one thing to rejoice and solace in"
a funeral hym or lament
"Our solemn hymns to sullen dirges change"
"My dreams presage some joyful news at hand"
to challenge the validity of; try to discredit
"And here I stand, both to impeach and purge Myself condemned and myself excus'd."