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canvass
used in Sense and Sensibility

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Definition
examine an issue, get opinions by asking specific questions; and/or ask people for political support individually
  • You cannot think what a sweet place Cleveland is; and we are so gay now, for Mr. Palmer is always going about the country canvassing against the election; and so many people came to dine with us that I never saw before, it is quite charming!
    Chapter 20 (46% in)

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