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thoroughfare
used in The Mill on the Floss

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a public road from one place to another
  • ...speaking) at the bottom of Pivart's irrigation; Wakem had tried to make Dix stand out, and go to law about the dam; it was unquestionably Wakem who had caused Mr. Tulliver to lose the suit about the right of road and the bridge that made a thoroughfare of his land for every vagabond who preferred an opportunity of damaging private property to walking like an honest man along the highroad; all lawyers were more or less rascals, but Wakem's rascality was of that peculiarly aggravated...
    2.2 -- Book 2 Chapter 2 -- The Christmas Holidays (78% in)

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