from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. At, or by reason of, this.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • At or by reason of this.


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  • And for you neigh-sayers, I just finished a class in law, and remember these 20 suits are being brought by lawyers and there is a legitimate question of law here-at least in the technicalities

    A Real Scandal | RedState

  • I'm afraid we're snowed in up here-at the moment, anyway.


  • It was books they had come to find, but there were no books here-at least, none that he could see.


  • But being here-at this hour-was a necessity if he was to keep the Blue happy and cooperative.

    The Day of the Tempest

  • The idea of a dwarf being here-at his home-irritated him as much as it startled him.

    The Covenant of the Forge

  • I do not know anyone here-at least, I am not aware if someone suggested something to someone else because among 1,800 people, anyone can suggest anything to anyone-who has been persuaded not to broach a subject because it is too delicate or complicated, or whatever.

    Proceedings of Fourth PCC Congress Reported

  • The trail continued on the other side of the stream, which was at its narrowest point here-at least so far as Ali could see.


  • Broadway hoi polloi at the behest of Sir Elton John and his "husband," David Furnish, had gathered here-at what historians consider the very first boutique hotel ever created-to celebrate the opening night of Next Fall, the compelling new play by

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  • From the air the forest looked like the commercial crop that it was … But still there was a wilderness here-at least in the speed with which the forest healed its scars.


  • While I agree with the overall sentiment here-at this point in the game's development, it would be just as impossible to cut the violence out of football as it would be to excise the forward pass-I don't think Goodell and the NFL have acted hastily or foolishly.

    Slate Magazine


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