Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of manoeuvrer.

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Examples

  • The knife of that rage turned in her breast every time she cried to the grandam, "We must go!" and that rapacious torment simpered, "No funds," adding sidewise hints toward Anna's jewels, still diligently manoeuvred for, but still somewhere up-stairs in Callender House, sure to go with Anna should Anna go while the manoeuvrers were away.

    Kincaid's Battery

  • He was quite equal to withstand or out-general the schemes of any set of manoeuvrers; therefore it was plain he did not care for the society of his little friend and companion of old time.

    Queechy

  • He was quite equal to withstand or out - general the schemes of any set of manoeuvrers; therefore it was plain he did not care for the society of his little friend and companion of old time.

    Queechy, Volume II

  • Rogron and his sister were so shrewdly flattered by the two manoeuvrers that the former agreed to go security for the "Courrier de Provins," and the latter invested five thousand francs in the enterprise.

    The Celibates

  • "I was very unaware that he was performing mild aerial manoeuvrers," she said.

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  • "I was very unaware that he was performing mild aerial manoeuvrers," she said.

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  • "I was very unaware that he was performing mild aerial manoeuvrers," she said.

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  • "I was very unaware that he was performing mild aerial manoeuvrers," she said.

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  • "I was very unaware that he was performing mild aerial manoeuvrers," she said.

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  • The inferior vocalists, stimulated by the fear of losing their engagements, took care to circulate orders judiciously among their friends, with instructions as to the songs that were to be particularly applauded; and it frequently resulted that the worst performers, if the most artful manoeuvrers, were at the head of the poll at the end of the season, and re-engaged over the heads of superior artists, and greatly to the ultimate detriment of the concern.

    A Book of the Play Studies and Illustrations of Histrionic Story, Life, and Character

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