Word of the Day: Reach (noun only)

/rēCH/, noun: 1. a continuous stretch or expanse, especially a portion of land or a stream “He disdains all things above his reach, and preferred all countries before his own.” Thomas Overbury, 1581 – 1613 2. an obtainable distance “Ah, but a man’s reach should exceed his grasp, or what’s a heaven for?” Robert Browning, 1812-1889 “See not, my soul, the life of the immortals; but enjoy to the full the resources that are within thy reach.” Pindar, c. 518 BCE – c. 438 BCE 3. an extent or range, especially of knowledge or comprehension Your bait of falsehood takes this carp of truth; And thus do we of wisdom and or reach, With windlasses and with assays of bias, By indirections find directions out. from Hamlet, William Shakespeare, 1564 – 1616