Definitions starting with T

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think

/tingk/ [Scots idem CSD] n. thought, opinion: 1917 Dat don’t go wid my tinks [thoughts] (Defries 107). <Inagua, San Sal. >

-v. in the phrases:

think dirty /tin gk doytiy/ [cf. DIRTY 2] phr. to plan to do a person harm. <Gen.>

think to /tingk tu/ [MCC idem; cf. OED, to remember, to expect; cf. Sp. Pensar hacer to intend to do (lit. to think to do)] phr. to intend to (do something): He didn’ tink to do dat (Nassau). <Gen.>

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Last update: 2011-06-22 18:51
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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