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cross-examination
used in The Mill on the Floss

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the re-questioning of a witness who has already been questioned by the other side in court
  • Tom was gradually allowed to shuffle through his lessons with less rigor, and having Philip to help him, he was able to make some show of having applied his mind in a confused and blundering way, without being cross-examined into a betrayal that his mind had been entirely neutral in the matter.
    2.4 -- Book 2 Chapter 4 -- "The Young Idea" (44% in)

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