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bowdlerized

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to remove objectionable parts from
  • a bowdlerized version of "Gulliver's Travels" that purportedly makes it unobjectionable for children

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The first known use of bowdlerized was in 1879

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“Bowdlerized.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/bowdlerized. Accessed 7 December 2019.

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