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dying for hungry

[cf. Cam, day hungri to starve CCD and colloq. Eng. dying of hunger; cf. HUNGRY hunger] v. phr. very hungry: I ain' eat nuttin' fa de day an' now I dyin' fa hungry (Nassau). (Black)

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Last update: 2011-02-20 22:17
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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