Definitions starting with T

ID #5197

till, until

[also Gul. (Parsons 1923:12), US Black (Parsons 1917b:.224); OED idem obs.→1738] conj. so. ..that: He so biggerty till he picking on everybody (Nassau). Things was so bad until we couldn't get no more sponge (Andros). He was so white till his mother used to be a schoolteacher at Key West (White). <Gen.>

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Last update: 2011-07-28 17:11
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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