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check (1)

[cf. Scots chack of the teeth: to chatter with cold CSD] n. a chill; a cold contracted from exposure: 1936 (Dupuch  121). She get soak in de rain and take a check (Nassau). Mama did used to make me drink bitters tea when I catch a check (Nassau). cf. DRAFF (Gen.)

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Last update: 2012-01-09 19:08
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.1

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