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Definitions

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  • phrase obsolete Contraction of as it.

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Examples

  • Well, he couldn't raise the hull on 'em, -- 't a'n't good to raise more 'n nine, -- an' so he said, ef I'd 'a' had a place o 'my own, I could' a 'had one on 'em, but, as't was, he guessed he'd hev to send one to market for a roaster.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 08, No. 46, August, 1861

  • _ Why now it is as't shou'd be: Such a brisk Wench as this is, makes young Blood boyl within your Veins again.

    The London-Bawd: With Her Character and Life Discovering the Various and Subtle Intrigues of Lewd Women

  • Germans now -- so they do tell me, however; an 'if we be no better nor furriners here in Darset, why I doan't know as't matters gertly wha' cwomes to us at all.

    The Message

  • I as't 'im once why' e took up with a woman like me, instead of with a reel young lady.

    Living Alone

  • Almost fiercely Freeman notes the effect he produces, and how "Women do catch an Admiration for him as't were a Pox."

    A Woman Named Smith

  • 'Can I see Mr Gallup?' she says, and knowing he was in the parlour I as't her in.

    The Ffolliots of Redmarley

  • 'I couldn 'make nobody hear at all by knocking,' apologized Jonathan Kail, for it was he at last; 'and as't was raining out I opened the door.

    Tess of the d'Urbervilles

  • And that chimbly-piece with that plaster of Paris Samuel prayin 'in it; well, if Sally's as't me for a

    The Leatherwood God

  • He's always correctin 'the guls; I see him take up a book one day, that one of 'em was readin', and when she as't him about it, he said it was rubbage.

    Ragged Lady — Volume 1

  • I see him take up a book one day, that one of 'em was readin ', and when she as't him about it, he said it was rubbage.

    Ragged Lady — Complete

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