Definitions starting with E

ID #1883

ever

adv. 1. [Gul., US dial. South idem ADD; OED ever always: now arch. or merely literary ] always: He was ever in charge of a band (Nassau). (Gen.)

2. [OED, added as intensifier (but before conj. ever since, after adj. best ever)) very (before adj.): A group of men all formally dressed in their ever best (Nassau).

Tags: adverb, time

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Last update: 2010-09-19 21:31
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.1

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