Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The act of leading or bringing through; in recent use, the process of oxidation, as opposed to reduction.

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Examples

  • (an 'noticin' by your kiver thet you're some dearer than wut you wuz, I enclose the diffrence) I dunno ez I know jest how to interdroce this las 'perduction of my mews, ez Parson Willber allus called 'em, which is goin' to _be_ the last an '_stay_ the last onless sunthin' pertikler sh'd interfear which I don't expec 'ner I wun't yield tu ef it wuz ez pressin' ez a deppity Shiriff.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 17, No. 103, May, 1866

  • (an 'noticin' by your kiver thet you're some dearer than wut you wuz, I enclose the deffrence) I dunno ez I know Jest how to interdoose this las 'perduction of my mews, ez Parson Wilber allus called 'em, which is goin' to _be_ the last an '_stay_ the last onless sunthin' pertikler sh'd interfear which I don't expec 'ner I wun't yield tu ef it wuz ez pressin' ez a deppity Shiriff.

    The Complete Poetical Works of James Russell Lowell

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