Definitions starting with T

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the

/da/ definite article [Trin. idem (Ottley 11); OED idem “now more often omitted”] used before names of illnesses: 1888 I’se had de feber (Powles 170). He has the ague (White).

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Last update: 2011-08-29 05:34
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.1

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