Definitions starting with W

ID #2612

while:a good little while

[cf. OED good qualifying a definite statement of quantity, to indicate an amount not less, and usually greater, than what is stated] phr. (for) a long time. (Acklins)

Tags: phrase, time

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Last update: 2010-11-08 00:04
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.1

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