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get

the total offspring of an individual male; refers usually to a stallion.
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At first he meant to repaper the room, but afterwards he said that I was letting it get the better of me, and that nothing was worse for a nervous patient than to give way to such fancies.
Besides, Tom,' says I, `it jest spiles your gals; they get sickly, and down in the mouth; and sometimes they gets ugly,--particular yallow gals do,--and it's the devil and all gettin' on 'em broke in.
The food would create an insurrection in a poorhouse; and yet if you go outside to get your meals that hotel makes up its loss by overcharging you on all sorts of trifles--and without making any denials or excuses about it, either.
White men have been known to encourage slaves to escape, and then, to get the reward, catch them and return them to their masters.
She'll get tired of Jerry, and go off and marry a soldier, and we'll live happy ever after.
But Bulstrode has long been wanting to get a handsome bit of land under his fingers--that I know.
What you want to do is get behind my tomfool words and get a feel of the man that's behind them.
Michael had managed to get up on his three legs and was striving to stumble forward against the restraining arms of Sara.
I am rather afraid that Doctor Softly was not a clever medical man; for in spite of his great connections, he did not get a very magnificent practice as a physician.
The greatest ass in the medical profession (he informed me) has just been made a baronet; and his admiring friends have decided that he is to be painted at full length, with his bandy legs hidden under a gown, and his great globular eyes staring at the spectator--I'll get you the job.
Steve looks as fierce as a game-cock; but don't you get excited, my son, for it won't do a bit of good.
A body can get used to anything, even to being hanged, as the Irishman said.