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breath

/bret/ [cf. Gul. crack 'e bre't' open his mouth (to speak) (Gonzales 1924:22); cf. also Scots breath opinion; sentiments CSD] v. 1. to breathe: 1966 Watch you don't breath (Crowley 50). (Mayag.)

2. to divulge: Don't breath a word (Inagua).

3. to voice one's opinion; to speak one's mind: Her could-a talk behind Oscar back, but she couldna breath (Long).

4. to verbally challenge; to annoy: Don't breath me! (Exuma)

Tags: anatomy, verb

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Last update: 2010-09-12 14:27
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.1

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