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used in A Prayer for Owen Meany

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avoiding waste — typically being careful not to spend much money
  • Grandmother, in a fit of Yankee frugality, had given Germaine all my mother's clothes.
    p. 192.8
  • The game she acted out upon the perfect body of the dressmaker's dummy must have pleased the frugal, Yankee part of her—the Wheelwright in her.
    p. 98.2

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