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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR UNDER-STUDY

And work pressed, and Flutter-Duck must under-study him in all her spare moments.

My under-study sighed, but he knew it was of no use to make any objections.

Her under-study is there—a rude human figure behind a brass screen.

This scene is an 'under-study,' by the way, of the other scene in which I read of the discovery of Sir Runan's hat.

In theatrical circles each principal performer is furnished with what is termed in the profession an under-study.

My under-study looked troubled,—more troubled than I had ever seen him before.

The rod dropped from the relaxed fingers of my under-study, and he stood blankly staring at me, and waiting for an explanation.

In other cases, of which at first I could not have imagined the possibility, my under-study was of use to me.

I did consider it, and the next evening I engaged Chester Walkirk as an under-study.

WORD ORIGIN

also under-study, 1852, in the theatrical sense, from under + study (v.). The noun is attested from 1848, translating Italian supplimento.

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