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badger
used in The Fellowship of the Ring

4 uses
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1  —1 use as in:
badgered her until she agreed
Definition to nag or bother someone repeatedly — typically to get them to do something
  • You are always badgering me about my ring; but you have never bothered me about the other things that I got on my journey.
    1.1 -- Book 1 Chapter 1 -- A Long-expected Party (63% in)

There are no more uses of "badger" flagged with this meaning in The Fellowship of the Ring.

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?  —3 uses
exact meaning not specified
  • 'No, but I had to badger you,' said Gandalf.
    1.1 -- Book 1 Chapter 1 -- A Long-expected Party (63% in)
Other Uses (with this meaning)
  • He waited for an opportunity, when the talk was going again, and Tom was telling an absurd story about badgers and their queer ways — then he slipped the Ring on.
    1.7 -- Book 1 Chapter 7 -- In the House of Tom Bombadil (92% in)
  • 'There must have been a mighty crowd of dwarves here at one time ' said Sam; 'and every one of them busier than badgers for five hundred years to make all this, and most in hard rock too!
    2.4 -- Book 2 Chapter 4 -- A Journey in the Dark (85% in)

There are no more uses of "badger" in The Fellowship of the Ring.

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