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- v. Obsolete spelling of dropped.
- adj. Obsolete spelling of dropped.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- imp. & p. p. of drop, v.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- A simplified spelling of dropped.
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The word dropt once from the lips of one of Napoleon's marshals in the hearing of Talleyrand, who asked its meaning.
A robin red-breast dropt from the frosty branches of the trees, upon the congealed rivulet; its panting breast and half-closed eyes shewed that it was dying: a hawk appeared in the air; sudden fear seized the little creature; it exerted its last strength, throwing itself on its back, raising its talons in impotent defence against its powerful enemy.
Joseph again dropt on his knees, 'God bless your honour!
Matthew says nothing of the conception and birth of John the Baptist, which is largely related by St. Luke, but finds him at full age, as if dropt from the clouds to preach in the wilderness.
When I came back again to prison, as I was musing at the slender answer of the justice, this word dropt in upon my heart with some life, FOR HE KNEW THAT FOR ENVY THEY HAD DELIVERED HIM.
When I came back again to prison, as I was musing at the slender answer of the justice, this word dropt in upon my heart with some life, For He knew that for envy they had delivered Him.
So with that intent, one dropt on our starboard side called the la Fue and the other dropt on our larboard side called the Doubtable, they kept a very hot fire for some time.
He said that they also supporting widows for rehabilitation and help poor students to decrease dropt out ratio besides it they also provide free legal assistance to poor and helpless women of Chitral.
Ai just dropt inn butt ! it seamed taht effreebuddy wuz halpin brake hurz plaice inn.
Wen ai opinned teh door tew let her in, she dropt it at mai feets.
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