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canvass
used in Emma

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Definition get the opinions (of people) by asking specific questions

or:

solicit votes from potential voters in an electoral campaign
  • We think so very differently on this point, Mr. Knightley, that there can be no use in canvassing it.
    1.7-8 -- Volume 1 Chapters 7-8 (79% in)

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