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 for To learn by rote
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Learn \Learn\, v. i.
     To acquire knowledge or skill; to make progress in acquiring
     knowledge or skill; to receive information or instruction;
     as, this child learns quickly.
     [1913 Webster]
           Take my yoke upon you and learn of me.   --Matt. xi.
     [1913 Webster]
     To learn by heart. See By heart, under Heart.
     To learn by rote, to memorize by repetition without
        exercise of the understanding.
        [1913 Webster]

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