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beastes

/bíysaz/ [cf. Gul. beasties (Parsons 1923: 80), US Black beas's (Benardete 1932:362); from simplification of final consonant cluster to beas', then addition of post-sibilant plural allomorph] n. pl. beasts: 1918 beas'es (Parsons 125). (Gen.)

Tags: noun

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Last update: 2010-08-31 03:18
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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