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  • As this also met the approval of Junkie, they carried the "divit," or mass of turf, to the bank just above the sleeper, and, taking a careful aim, let it go.

    The Eagle Cliff

  • I had just felt the last little indent of it about a week ago, but last night, try as I might, there was no little divit to be found.

    One less hole in the head

  • The scab fell off on my knee and now I have a great big divit there.

    miss-k2 Diary Entry

  • Denzil's scimitar deflected the attack, knocking a divit from the wooden shaft of Tas's weapon.

    Kendermore

  • He was unpleasantly conscious of his right hand, which had flung the divit.

    The Little Minister

  • It was ever afterwards painful to Gavin to recall this scene, but less on account of the shower of stones than because of the flight of one divit in it.

    The Little Minister

  • Egyptian's beautiful face was close to his, and she pressed a divit into his hand, at the same time pointing at the officer, and whispering "Hit him."

    The Little Minister

  • Gavin, I suppose, had flung the divit before he could stay his hand.

    The Little Minister

  • Then, with less dignity, she added, "There is a splotch of mud on your own, little minister; it came off the divit you flung at the captain."

    The Little Minister

  • It was not the mud on his face that distressed him, nor even the hand that had flung the divit.

    The Little Minister

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