Definitions

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  • v. To accompany
  • v. To progress; to make progress.
  • n. A type of hand-operated winch used to tighten straps

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Robert Page. and Robert Carter & Betty Burwell or if the two for my namesakes be boys it will [be] indiferent to me for the men and women to be sure I will not Exceed £20 as much under as you can Il know you'l get them, The Small ones for your son and Betty Burwell I would have left with their Ownrs. the other to come along with those that are for Rappahannock,

    Letter from Robert Carter to [Mann Page, May 21, 1728]

  • It is important to try to avoid the arousal and overstimulation that come along with gift-centered holidays.

    The Ups and Downs of Raising a Bipolar Child

  • “Start up the dinner and leave Fatty to look after it,” suggested Roy, indicating the fifteen-year-old kitchenmaid, “and come along with me, then.”

    Death at the Opera

  • In evolution generally, major mutations, even if they cause improvements in generally the right direction, almost always require a lot of subsequent tinkering – a sweeping-up operation by lots of small mutations that come along later and are favoured by selection because they smooth out the rough edges left by the initial large mutation.

    THE GREATEST SHOW ON EARTH

  • While she has brought a world championship to Cincinnati, a Finleyesque sort of turmoil has come along with it.

    Baseball’s Even Greater Insults

  • And I saw Hilda come along and go in at the family entrance over at Meinert's.

    The Fortune Hunter

  • One of the analysts explained that Iraq was just one of a long series of jihads that al-Qaeda had exploited in the past, such as the Afghan war against the Soviets, and this one had come along “at exactly the right time for al-Qaeda,” allowing it to tap into a whole new generation of supporters, including Iraqis.

    The Longest War

  • She said Joanna Blalock was at their house last night and had come along with Nancy to the Bio-Med lab.

    Fatal Care

  • "Sposen you was to lay down anything, and say you didn't care who took it, if they didn't break it, and I was to come along at night, and take it, and not break it, would that be stealing?"

    Master William Mitten: or, A Youth of Brilliant Talents, Who Was Ruined by Bad Luck

  • Andouillets, &c. &c. and out of friendship for the abbess and Mademoiselle Margarita, who was only in her noviciate, he had come along with them from the confines of Savoy, &c. &c. — and as how she had got a white swelling by her devotions — and what a nation of herbs he had procured to mollify her humours,

    The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman

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