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fool

adj. [Car.; Cayman (Fuller 69), Vir. (High- field p.c.); cf. Scots fool foolish CSD, also US dial. South WEA, DAS] foolish: 1936 Sump'n fool like dat (Dupuch 32). 1966 Man, you too fool! (Crowley 25). (Gen.)

—n. [Car.] foolishness: 1936 Man, don' tawk fool! (Dupuch 29).

I play fool, I goin' see what fool see phr. Those who act foolishly will get their just deserts. (Nassau)

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Last update: 2010-11-30 05:47
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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