Definitions starting with H

ID #2244

how

conj. 1. [cf. OED how as.. as Obs.→ 1754] as (soon as): Just how I reach grade five my mother take me from school (Nassau). Just how he gets to the door you know he is drunk (Nassau).

2. [W Car.; cf. Sp. como how, since] since (causal): How he didn't have time to get it, he just left it (Nassau). I try to fertilize the tree back and how this rain come I gon get me some [banana] end of the year (Crooked). (Black)

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Last update: 2010-10-24 01:13
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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