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Word: canvass

Definition: determine or seek opinions, votes, etc.; go through (a region) to solicit votes or orders; conduct a survey; N.


Sentences Containing 'canvass'

But now that I canvass the figures narrowly, I suspect that the telegraph mutilated them.
When he was out on a canvass, his name was a lodestone which drew the farmers to his stump from fifty miles around.
His auditors may not have, and commonly have not, sufficient judgement to canvass his evidence: what judgement they have, they renounce by principle, in these sublime and mysterious subjects: or if they were ever so willing to employ it, passion and a heated imagination disturb the regularity of its operations.

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