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abut
used in David Copperfield

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  • It was a crazy old house with a wharf of its own, abutting on the water when the tide was in, and on the mud when the tide was out, and literally overrun with rats.
    Chapters 10-12 (44% in)
  • 'From the shadow of this wall, I think,' said I, as we emerged upon a road on which a wall abutted.
    Chapters 22-24 (16% in)
  • None of the best rooms abutted on the road; and the narrow, heavily-framed old-fashioned windows, never cheerful under any circumstances, looked very dismal, close shut, and with their blinds always drawn down.
    Chapters 46-48 (1% in)

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