When Hermia calls Helena a crab blossom, she is therefore comparing her to one of these vicious creatures that destroy flowers, and metaphorically implying that Helena is a creature that, as her theft from Lysanders proves, is love, destroys or spoils beauty and goodness.
INFORMATION: (KANGK-uhr-blos-uhm) MEANING: Noun: One who destroys good things.
Crazy. (adj) – Stupid.
clack-dish: Lidded wooden dish carried by beggars and “clattered” to attract attention Meas.
1. A magpie. Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published in 1913 by G.
two-eyed. with tears in her eyes. pale hearted. discouraged; cowardly; cowardly.
common-kissing: kiss everyone alike Cym.
A Shakespeare glossary. C.T.