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[Car. also US Black (Loman 1967:40); OED, even →1808] adv. even, emphasizing the unusual or extreme: 1918 He had a feast, and he sent for all four-footed beasts that had horns. And all Be-Dog that had no horn they put on a false horn (Parsons 105). They looked all in her purse (Exuma). (Black)

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Last update: 2010-08-22 01:06
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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