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  • v. to force someone to get married, usually a relative.

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Examples

  • Lucie spared no pains to marry off the inconvenient beauty, but Pueckler frustrated all her efforts, implored her not to separate him from Helmine, and suggested an arrangement based upon the domestic policy of Goethe's

    Little Memoirs of the Nineteenth Century

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