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used in Gone with the Wind

3 uses
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describing something as owned — such as a product protected by patent or a name protected by trademark


showing characteristics of ownership
  • Scarlett felt pleased at hearing of their exploits, pleased in a proprietary manner.
    2.10 (51% in)
  • At times, he had an ungallant feeling that Honey's coquetries and proprietary airs were no credit to him, for she was so boy-crazy he imagined she would use them on any man who gave her the opportunity.
    1.6 (15% in)
  • She rose as he entered, thinking with proprietary pride that he was the handsomest soldier she had ever seen.
    2.15 (63% in)

There are no more uses of "proprietary" in Gone with the Wind.

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