Definitions starting with F

ID #3830

full (up)

 [Atlantic; cf. also Trin. Fr. Cr. plein idem (cf. Fr. 'full') (Thomas 48); cf. OED full to make full obs. → 1647; also dial. in Brit. North, Scots EDD, and US dial. ADD] v. to fill: 1895 Dey fulled de hole right up (Edwards 89). 1966 Booky go, full up he big old derby full of boil pease (Crowley 64). (Black)

—adj. filled: 1978 D' Tribune. . all full up wid printin' (Dupuch 31).

Tags: adjective, verb

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Last update: 2010-12-07 01:20
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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