from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A phrasal construction in English in which possession is indicated by the word of followed by the possessive form of a noun or pronoun, as in a relative of mine or a friend of Pat's. Also called double possessive. See Usage Note at of.
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