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borrow

Research ethics
A euphemism meaning to plagiarise.
 
Vox populi
To receive from another as a loan, with the implied or expressed intention of returning the identical article or its equivalent in kind; the opposite of lend.
References in classic literature ?
They have to borrow the arms because they could not
He blew out his light, went below, and was soon loafing down the river road with the intent to borrow and use one of Roxy's devices.
Well, me and Tom allowed we would come along afoot and take a smell of the woods, and we run across Lem Beebe and Jim Lane, and they asked us to go with them blackberrying to-night, and said they could borrow Jubiter Dunlap's dog, because he had told them just that minute--"
She had not been able, however, to borrow her parents' virtues and those of other generous ancestors and escape all the weaknesses in the calendar.
But there are many works well worth reading at the Park; and there are others of more modern production which I know I can borrow of Colonel Brandon.
I won't keep dinner waiting; if the return train doesn't suit, I'll borrow a gig and get back in that way.
I thought it was better to borrow Captain Hopkins's knife and fork, than Captain Hopkins's comb.
Dressed like you, you know, only with a hat," I explained, trembling; "and - and" - I was very anxious to put this delicately - "and with - the same reason for wanting to borrow a file.
As the young gipsy's little holiday came to an end, I turned with a sigh upon my way; and here, while still on the subject, may I remark on the curious fact that probably Borrow has lived and died without a single gipsy having heard of him, just as the expertest anglers know nothing of Izaak Walton.
Perhaps if I go down to the seaside I shall be able to borrow a boat that will take us to Africa.
borrow, because we pledge ourselves to restore what is lent.
I know not whether it may be worth observing, that the HOUYHNHNMS have no word in their language to express any thing that is evil, except what they borrow from the deformities or ill qualities of the YAHOOS.