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blockade
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The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
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  • But Mr. Fowler being a persevering man, as a good seaman should be, blockaded the house, and having met you succeeded by certain arguments, metallic or otherwise, in convincing you that your interests were the same as his.

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  • They could not get past the naval blockade.
  • The Yankee blockade about the Confederate ports had tightened, and luxuries such as tea, coffee, silks, whalebone stays, colognes, fashion magazines and books were scarce and dear.
    Margaret Mitchell  --  Gone with the Wind

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