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occurrent to

[OED, liable to, exposed to obs. →1566; perhaps influenced by according to] prep. as a result of: If you can't last, occurrent to ya sickness, ya dead like tosmorning, round four o'clock dey bury you (Crooked).

Tags: preposition, prepositional phrase

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Last update: 2010-11-09 01:53
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.1

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