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Definitionany distracting or deceptive maneuver; or the act of making the maneuver
- I recollect being very much surprised by the feint everybody made, then, of not having been to sleep at all, and by the uncommon indignation with which everyone repelled the charge.Chapters 4-6 (62% in)
- This part of the business, however, did not last long; for the young rascal, being expert at a variety of feints and dodges, of which my aunt had no conception, soon went whooping away, leaving some deep impressions of his nailed boots in the flower-beds, and taking his donkey in triumph with him.Chapters 13-15 (62% in)
There are no more uses of "feint" in David Copperfield.
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