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  • n. Alternative form of lamantin.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. See lamantin.

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Examples

  • Wearing only pyjamas, lamentin' the Obamas..got in the pickup named Red and ran over a head...

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  • And, by God, furst thing you know they ain't anybody to do the fightin 'but the pot-bellies and the orators who want to die but are too old to carry a gun, and so go around lamentin' their age, the furst thing you know, nobody is left but 'em to fight.

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  • The king was walkin 'one mornin' by the edge of the lake, lamentin 'his cruel fate, and thinkin' o 'drownin' himself, that could get no divarshun in life, when all of a suddint, turnin 'round the corner beyant, who should he meet but a mighty dacent young man comin' up to him.

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  • And here you are lamentin 'that there's nothin' at the penitentiary fitten to eat.

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  • I know they had, because I heard her ladyship lamentin ', whin we wor in Paris, that she didn't get a letther of introduction to the Impress from Lady Skibbereen.

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  • The king was walkin 'one mornin' by the edge of the lake, lamentin 'his cruel fate, and thinking of drowning himself, that could get no diversion in life, when all of a sudden, turning round the corner, who should he meet but a mighty decent young man coming up to him.

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  • The King was walkin 'one mornin' by the edge of the lake, lamentin 'his cruel fate, and thinking of drowning himself, that could get no diversion in life, when all of

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  • O 'the contrar', the storm was like a freenly cloak til's grief, for upo 'the ro'd he fell a greitin' an 'compleenin' an 'lamentin' lood, jeedgin 'nae doobt, gien he thoucht at a', he micht du as he likit wi 'naebody nigh.

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  • Just four days ago, the assembled Vozick-Levinsons were drivin 'down the highway, lamentin' last year's early demise of HBO's

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  • The Sirenia form a very distinct group of mammals, and one of the most remarkable peculiarities in the existing dugong and lamentin is the entire absence of hind limbs without even a rudiment being left; but the extinct Halitherium had, according to Professor Flower, an ossified thighbone “articulated to a well-defined acetabulum in the pelvis, ” and it thus makes some approach to ordinary hoofed quadrupeds, to which the Sirenia are in other respects allied.

    XI. On the Geological Succession of Organic Beings. On the Affinities of Extinct Species to Each Other, and to Living Forms

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