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trespass -- as in: a "No Trespassing" sign
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David Copperfield
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  • ’I won’t be trespassed upon.
  • How dare you trespass?
  • If ever there was a donkey trespassing on my green,’ said my aunt, with emphasis, ’there was one this afternoon at four o’clock.
  • Janet ventured to suggest that my aunt might be disturbing herself unnecessarily, and that she believed the donkey in question was then engaged in the sand-and-gravel line of business, and was not available for purposes of trespass.
  • But the interruption, and the disorder she was thrown into by the struggle outside, put an end to all softer ideas for the present, and kept my aunt indignantly declaiming to Mr. Dick about her determination to appeal for redress to the laws of her country, and to bring actions for trespass against the whole donkey proprietorship of Dover, until tea-time.

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  • Since the door was wide open, she was charged with trespassing rather than breaking and entering.
  • Papa didn’t take too kind to trespass.
    Robert Newton Peck  --  A Day No Pigs Would Die

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