from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To drink in answer to a pledge; pledge one in drinking.
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The man should be making license plates in the federal pen. stian brinch Says:
I thought [illeg.] that Mrs Turk said you [had] got the [illeg.] for yourself. dont let me [unclear: take] it from you if that was the case I think if I [unclear: would put] a [unclear: faring] on the dress and [unclear: brinch] with a [illeg.] braid dresses are made very wide so I expect there would not be [unclear: through] for a hem I dont like hems unless they are tolerably deep.