Definitions starting with S

ID #5646

spell for something

[cf. Brit. dial. spell (for) to strive to obtain by hints without directly asking EDD] phr. to try to get by hinting: She spelling for piece of cake (Nassau). (Gen.)

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Last update: 2011-10-26 17:18
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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