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cull
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David Copperfield
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  • ’The friendliness of this gentleman,’ said Mr. Micawber to my aunt, ’if you will allow me, ma’am, to cull a figure of speech from the vocabulary of our coarser national sports — floors me.

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  • Cut off my hair, took my clothes, and put me in a pen outside with the others for a culling.
    Sabaa Tahir  --  An Ember in the Ashes
  • They’d stand by and watch the culling.
    Laurie Halse Anderson  --  The Impossible Knife of Memory

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