Definitions starting with T

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/tóda/ [cf. tara idem in Krio (KED), Belize (Dayley), Gul. (Gonzales 1922:331); cf. US Black the tother creeters (Backus 1898:285); cf. OED tother from that other, now dial. in Brit., US (ADD)] pron. the other: 1888 A lighthouse is the sort of place I likes, where there's on'y two of you—one off and t'other on! [a white] (Powles 281). <Eleu., Exuma>

 —adj. [cf. OED tother other adj. after possessive obs.→1721] (after determiner) other: 1918 I going kick you with my tother foot (Parsons 18). <Black>

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Last update: 2011-07-29 18:19
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
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