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  • v. To pester.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. See pester.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To vex; tease; pester.


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  • _Pester_, which has no connection with _pest_, is a shortened form of _impester_, Fr. _empêtrer_, to shackle a horse by the foot when it is at pasture.

    Milton's Comus


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