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n. - Fictional character created by Charles Dickens.

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  • Also saw John Lithgow's "Micawber" about the painting squirrel, which I remember from the library as being kind of cute...
  • He was more than just a drunk, the father; he was a kind of Micawber, a lawyer with big ideas and inventions that didn't sell.
  • The one quoted by Micawber was naturally one of Captain
  • ‘I never will desert you, Micawber!’ she exclaimed. for more
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  • Word of the 2009 Nat. Spelling Bee finals.[pellingbeeshirleys!Field2]
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