Definitions starting with G

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gi, gie, gee

/gi/ v. 1. [Atlantic; cf. DJE give "often reduced in dial. (as also in English, Scots, US, etc. dial.) to /gi/] to give: 1936 Gie: give (Du­puch 125). 1966 Gi' your pa some (Crowley 51). Ar gee ye al' ma money (Brown 34). (Black)

2.   (of plants) to bear. (Nassau)

3.   to offer (a prayer): Every morning l's give a prayer to my Lord Jesus (Nassau). (Nassau)

4.   [DJE idem ] give (without a direct object): If you want, I will give you (Nassau). cf. OFFER

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Last update: 2011-05-01 17:14
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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