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own

/own/, oon /uwn, un /on/ [Atlantic; cf. OED, 1743 "Two swords of the Captain's own"; also US dial. South ADD] particle forming poss. pron. (after dial, forms corresponding to possessive adj. 150 and nouns): 1918 She said it was her sister own

Tags: particle, possesive pronoun

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Last update: 2010-11-10 02:14
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.2

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