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collateral
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The Mill on the Floss
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collateral
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The Mill on the Floss
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  • Being always on the defensive toward her own sisters, it was natural that she should be keenly conscious of her superiority, even as the weakest Dodson, over a husband's sister, who, besides being poorly off, and inclined to "hang on" her brother, had the good-natured submissiveness of a large, easy-tempered, untidy, prolific woman, with affection enough in her not only for her own husband and abundant children, but for any number of collateral relations.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: collateral evidence
as in: collateral for a loan
as in: collateral damage in the battle
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