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inquire
used in The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

3 uses
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Definition to ask about or look into something
  • So the king he blattered along, and managed to inquire about pretty much everybody and dog in town, by his name, and mentioned all sorts of little things that happened one time or another in the town, or to George's family, or to Peter.
    Chapter 25 (33% in)
  • Blamed if he didn't inquire about everybody and everything in that blessed town, and all about the Wilkses; and about Peter's business—which was a tanner; and about George's—which was a carpenter; and about Harvey's—which was a dissentering minister; and so on, and so on.
    Chapter 24 (65% in)
  • Did you inquire around for HIM when you got loose?
    Chapter 30 (23% in)

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