from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Contraction of it was.
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- it was
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- A contraction of it was.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A contraction of it was.
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Oda subsequently misled to a Parliamentary committee about her hands-on disfigurement of the document, claiming she'd no idea who had doctored the material, then last week - memory miraculously jogged - owned up to the doctoring, suddenly recalling, oh yeah, 'twas me.