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short of patient

[cf. Gul. shawt-pashunt irritable (Gonzales 1922:325); from short of patience (cf: distant distance)] phr. quick-tempered. <Black>

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Last update: 2011-09-23 21:50
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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