Definitions starting with T

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thief, teef

/tiyf/ [Atlantic; cf. OED thieve to steal, by devoicing of final /v/ (cf. Cam. mufam move CCD) or influenced by thief n.] v. to steal: 1888 When tief tief from tief, oh Lord, him too much proboking (Powles 166). 1978 Why yuh teef muh dray? (Dupuch 31).

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Last update: 2011-11-30 19:27
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.1

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