Definitions starting with S

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[cf. PUNISH suffer + hypercorrection, but cf. also OED suffer to inflict pain upon, obs. (→ 1593) exc. dial.; cf. also Twi bere to punish, to suffer (K. Aboagye p.c.)] v. to punish: If she want to do that, I would suffer her (Exuma).

Tags: hypercorrection, verb

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Last update: 2011-10-31 19:17
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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