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beat (1)

[Car. also US Black (Loman 1967:6)] v. 1. to win (with competition rather than competitor as direct object): 1895 De one dat beat de race to have his daughter (Edwards 69). (Gen.) 2. to win (absolute): 1918 See which one will beat [in a race] (Parsons 103). (Gen.)

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Last update: 2010-08-31 03:19
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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