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meddle
used in Jane Eyre

3 uses
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Definition
interfere (in another's affairs or business); or handle (something that shouldn't be handled)
  • "God pardon me!" he subjoined ere long; "and man meddle not with me: I have her, and will hold her."
    Chapter 23 (86% in)
  • He is a harsh man; at once pompous and meddling; he cut off our hair; and for economy's sake bought us bad needles and thread, with which we could hardly sew."
    Chapter 13 (53% in)
  • There is no one to meddle, sir.
    Chapter 23 (86% in)

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