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  1. (obsolete) Belated; too late; delayed, overtaken by night.
    • circa 1605 William Shakespeare, Macbeth, Act III, Scene 3,
      Now spurs the lated traveller apace
      To gain the timely inn […]
    • circa 1606 William Shakespeare, Antony and Cleopatra, Act III, Scene 11,
      I am so lated in the world, that I
      Have lost my way for ever:
    • 1697, John Dryden (translator), The Works of Virgil Containing his Pastorals, Georgics and Aeneis, London: Jacob Tonson, The Seventh Pastoral, p. 33,
      Come when my lated Sheep, at night return;
      And crown the silent Hours, and stop the rosy Morn.
    • 1812, Lord Byron, Childe Harold's Pilgrimage, London: John Murray, 3rd edition, Canto 1, Stanza 72, p. 44,
      Long ere the first loud trumpet’s note is heard,
      Ne vacant space for lated wight is found:



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