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count

[W Car.; Gut idem (Gonzales 1924:60); cf. OED count to esteem, value obs.] v.t. to esteem; to think (a lot) of: 1954 And you know how the Marble count a damn doing that [i.e. you can imagine how the Marble disliked doing that] (Crowley 223). I don't count him (Nassau). (Black)

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Last update: 2011-01-30 00:24
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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