put about
  1. (intransitive, nautical) To change direction.
  2. (transitive) To circulate (a rumour).
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put about

  1. (dated) disturbed; upset
    • 1878, Mrs. James Mason, All about Edith (page 124)
      I asked for a card, please, and she was quite put about, and said that she didn't require tickets to get in where she visited.

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