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- v. to record that someone has offered to help, or contribute something.
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I'll tell you what I'll do, I'll put down for Cause of Death-Cholera.
The appearance of Primus at the gate in his butcher's frock, knife in hand, in fact put an end, in Miss Asphyxia's mind, to all thoughts apart from the present eventful crisis; and she hastened to place upon the table the steaming sausages which, with her usual despatch, had been put down for their morning meal.
After the meal, Dia had been put down for a nap, while Epiny set both Kara and Sem a lesson from one of her old primers.