used in David Copperfield
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to take back; or to move back or in
in various senses, including:
- to take back something previously said — such as a promise or opinion
- to move back or in — such as an airplane's landing gear, or pulling your hand back after being burned
- in surgery, the use of a medical instrument to draw skin or an organ back out of the way
- However, the permission was given, and was never retracted; for when the month was out, Peggotty and I were ready to depart.
Chapters 10-12 (6% in)
There are no more uses of "retract" in David Copperfield.