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used in Wuthering Heights

2 uses
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showing excessive flattery or affection
  • How the devil can you dream of fawning on me?
    Chapter 27 (87% in)
  • I removed the habit, and there shone forth beneath a grand plaid silk frock, white trousers, and burnished shoes; and, while her eyes sparkled joyfully when the dogs came bounding up to welcome her, she dared hardly touch them lest they should fawn upon her splendid garments.
    Chapter 7 (6% in)
fawn = jump on (show excessive affection)
There are no more uses of "fawn" in Wuthering Heights.

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