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credit: give credit to

[OED credit to believe] v. phr. to take someone's side in an argument: [When their husbands fought] the wives would intervene and the white wife would give credit to the black man and the negro wife would give credit to the white man (COB). (Black)

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Last update: 2011-01-30 23:47
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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