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extraneous
used in Oliver Twist

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not relevant or important to the matter under consideration
  • As Mr. Gamfield did happen to labour under the slight imputation of having bruised three or four boys to death already, it occurred to him that the board had, perhaps, in some unaccountable freak, taken it into their heads that this extraneous circumstance ought to influence their proceedings.
    Chapter 3 — Relates How Oliver Twist was Very Near Getting a Palce.... (42% in)

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