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[cf. OED not yet still not] adv. still: 1918 An' he went, an' he meet no rabbit yet (Parsons 11), 1966 Poor Booky, yet cutting bush (Crowley 58). When that [bread] was half done, only the bat-torn was done, the top was yet run [runny] (ibid, 119). The child is yet young (COB). (Gen.)

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Last update: 2010-11-08 01:45
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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