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Hamilton sprang to his aid and did his utmost to effect his release; but, powerful as he was, he could not budge him.
And before I could budge she throws her arms around my neck and told me to say it again, say it again, say it again!
ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN, COMPLETEMARK TWAIN (SAMUEL CLEMENS)
Budge is lambskin with the wool dressed outwards, worn on the edge of the hoods of bachelors of arts, etc.
MILTON'S COMUSJOHN MILTON
"Don't you budge an inch from there till I git back," shouted Shorty, as he drove away.
He could not budge it, nor could the mighty Ling, nor could all of them together.
THE DEVIL'S ASTEROIDMANLY WADE WELLMAN
The door would not open; built with air-tight nicety, it did not budge in the least.
THE GIRL AND THE BILLBANNISTER MERWIN
But after that he wouldn't budge, except perhaps to turn his head and look with a bored expression at the boys in the doorway.
Instead, he stopped short, with his feet planted squarely under him, as if he didn't intend to budge.
And he wouldn't budge until Farmer Green led the old horse into the smithy.
This slum must be our rendezvous when all's over; for hark ye, my lads, I'll not budge an inch till Luke Bradley be set free.
ROOKWOODWILLIAM HARRISON AINSWORTH

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