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keep my (his, our, etc.) company

[Atlantic; probably from earlier Cr. poss. adj. of same form as object pronouns] v. phr. keep (a person) company: Please keep my company 'cause out dere dark (Nassau). We ain't your company--keep your own company! (Nassau). (Gen)

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Last update: 2010-10-29 20:37
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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