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(transitive, adverb) to cause (a person) to change allegiances
Contemporary Examples

Seth Meyers Gets Off to a Rocky Start on ‘Late Night’ Kevin Fallon February 24, 2014
Grandma’s Election Night Recipes with a Dash of Opinion Patricia J. Williams November 3, 2008
Remembering My Friend Dennis Caroline Graham May 28, 2010

Historical Examples

History of the State of California John T. Frost
Ainslee’s, Vol. 15, No. 6, July 1905 Various
The Blue Pavilions Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
Freeland Theodor Hertzka
The Life of Ludwig van Beethoven, Volume II (of 3) Alexander Wheelock Thayer
Camping on the St. Lawrence Everett T. Tomlinson
A Danish Parsonage John Fulford Vicary


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