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ID #2607

which

[cf. US Black "Takes smart mens put it up, which I'm not one" (Loman 1967:97); OED idem "in erroneous or illogical use"] conj.--like particle. introduces constructions other than relative clauses: 1954 You would marry to my daughter Greenleaf and which you know I have two daughters, Greenleaf and Maddy Glass (Crowley 222).I have gain the Marble golden tongue and he ivory teeth which it was brass teeth and a human tongue (ibid 225). (Nassau)

Tags: conjunction, particle

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Last update: 2010-11-07 23:57
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.1

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