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Most of the men leaped up, caught hold of spears or knives, and rushed out.
THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
Even as they gazed they saw its roof caught up, and whirled off as if it had been a scroll of paper.
THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
But at the instant I caught a sight of my counterfeit presentment in a shop window, and veiled my haughty crest.
GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
When we'd finished, one of the hunters rounded up the horses and we caught our nags and saddled them.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
He caught himself in the act of listening to you too credulously—and that seemed to him unmanly and dishonorable.
CONFIDENCEHENRY JAMES
The patriarchal decree of the government was a good deal of a joke on the plains, anyway—except when you were caught defying it!
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
Wharton and Louis had withdrawn their hands at the same instant they caught his eye; and the Duke turned into the circle.
Mr. Mayne said something, but Malcolm never knew what it was, for Winifred fainted, and would have fallen had he not caught her.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
Blamed ef I'd lived in a country all my life, ef I wouldn't know better'n to git caught out in such weather's this!
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
We had new potatoes for dinner, boiled with their skins on, and Liszt threw one at me, and I caught it.

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zeugmanoun | [zoog-muh ]SEE DEFINITION
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