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make haste

/mekèys, mèkis/ [Atlantic; considered archaic in US] phr. to hurry up: 1895 De woman say, "Make haste! Come here!" (Edwards 97). 1918 When the old woman saw her, she made haste put her head back on her shoulders (Parsons 19). Make haste finish clean up in there (Acklins). (Gen.)

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Last update: 2010-10-09 01:44
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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