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- adj. Obsolete form of hende.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. See hende.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Same as hend.
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Ner 't ain't quite hendy to pass off one o 'your six-foot Guineas
But he was ever hendy [amiable, kindly, courteous] to me.
It aint so hendy ez it wuz to cal'late a sum on 't.
In regard to _a_, he shows some inconsistency, sometimes giving a close and obscure sound, as _hev_ for _have_, _hendy_ for _handy_, _ez_ for _as_, _thet_ for _that_, and again giving it the broad sound it has in _father_, as _hânsome_ for _handsome_.
Ner 'tain't quite hendy to pass off one o' your six-foot Guineas
In regard to _a_, he shows some inconsistency, sometimes giving a close and obscure sound, as _hev_ for _have, hendy_ for _handy, ez_ for
I usually view source (or generated source, with a bookmarklet), copy paste to make use of the editor's more powerful search features (I can search for 'x' and it returns me a list of all occurrences of 'x', amongst other things) hendy wrote: Yes, the "source of current tab" is the source as downloaded.
a heap o 'furriners creepin' inter these parts -- poor downtrodden cusses from Europe -- end, ef they're all like Roudi, they'll dew -- a'most as hendy wi 'the knife as our own people.