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all right

/oh ray/ [Car.; cf. OEDS II, used to indicate approval; colloq.] phr. 1. a salutation said in passing or parting: "Good afternoon, Miss Mabel!" "All right, chile, how you doin'?" (Nassau). cf. OKAY (Black)

2. a farewell (only). (White)

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Last update: 2011-12-04 15:08
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.1

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