Definitions starting with U

ID #2787

um

 /am/ [Atlantic; cf. HIM and colloq. 'irri him, 'em them] obj. pron. (third person) him, her, it; them: 1918 You fader leave dis fer me ter do. If I don't do um, he gwine kill me (Parsons 58). 1968 The goil say. . ."Ma, I want more food." Ma take up more food, he gi' um (Crowley 68). (Black)

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Last update: 2010-11-10 05:20
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.2

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