Definitions starting with H

ID #2119

hesef, heself

[cf. HE him, his, her, it; cf. Scots hersel' himself CSD] refl. pron. himself, herself, itself: 1936 Dat coat'll get so sturdy it stan' up by hesef (Dupuch 93). 1966 That most impossible for a man share heself (Crowley 113). 1970 Ma dog ... hide 'eeself (Wallace 45). cf. HISSE'F (Black)

Tags: reflexive pronoun

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Last update: 2010-10-14 16:51
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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