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[Trin. idem (Winer); cf. Brit., US colloq. "Michael who?"] interg. used to ask the surname: "Da's Michael." "Who Michael?" "Michael Smith" (Exuma). (Black)

—rel. pron. [OED, arch, or literary] whoever; he who: Who go and laugh at um, 'e swell um right up twis' 'e mouth around (Andros).

Tags: interrogative, relative pronoun

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Last update: 2010-11-23 23:46
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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