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trust

[Atlantic; cf. OED, to supply (goods) to a person on credit obs.→1775; Scots, to buy on credit CSD] v. 1. to provide goods on credit: You could trust me these jeans until tomorrow? [i.e. I'll come back to the store to pay for them] (Exuma). <Gen.>

 2. to obtain goods on credit: 1936 Uncle Kiah buy heself a bran' noo secon' han' hat from Missa Wish an' trus' wun heavy coat (Dupuch 7). <Gen.>

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Last update: 2011-08-11 23:26
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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