Definitions starting with L

ID #3429

liken, liking

[cf, LIKE V. and OED liken to be assigned by repute as a lover obs, ±1575] v. to court: When we was young, anybody who want to liken you, he'll come to your house (Rum Cay). I know one time Earl my husband liking me (Eleu.).

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Last update: 2010-11-23 01:25
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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