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conclave
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Nicholas Nickleby
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  • Be this as it may, the boys were recalled from house-window, garden, stable, and cow-yard, and the school were assembled in full conclave, when Mr Squeers, with a small bundle of papers in his hand, and Mrs S. following with a pair of canes, entered the room and proclaimed silence.

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  • They held a secret conclave in Amsterdam.
  • They assembled a conclave of cardinals to select the next Pope.

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