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partition
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Gulliver's Travels
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  • Their mangers were placed circular in the middle of the room, and divided into several partitions, round which they sat on their haunches, upon bosses of straw.
  • In the middle was a large rack, with angles answering to every partition of the manger; so that each horse and mare ate their own hay, and their own mash of oats and milk, with much decency and regularity.

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  • a movable partition can divide the ballroom into two smaller rooms
  • partition a room off

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