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petty
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Othello, the Moor of Venice
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petty
Used in
Othello, the Moor of Venice
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  • Marry, I would not do such a thing for a joint-ring, nor for measures of lawn, nor for gowns, petticoats, nor caps, nor any petty exhibition; but, for the whole world—why, who would not make her husband a cuckold to make him a monarch? I should venture purgatory for't.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: don`t be petty
as in: a petty crime
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