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If the Feds shd be disappointed, and the Demos disgusted with Genl.

Our army was allers whipping the Feds, and we allers fell back.

It seems as if I had got to be master of the feds and the priests.

It stops there, the Feds will have the word on me before they arrive.

And now the meddling of the Feds has hurt the value of the ball club.

Have the Feds been sending messages, and do you want me to intercept what they say?

“The Feds, to be sure,” said another, half laughing and half shamefaced.

I run for mah mammy, and I'll never forget how she grabbed me and let out a yell, "It's them Feds, them blue coats."

Law sakes, honey, I can see them 'Feds' yet, just as plain as if it was yesterday.

The Feds boast aloud that they have compromised with Jefferson, particularly as to the retaining certain persons in office.

WORD ORIGIN

past participle adjective from feed (v.). Fed up "surfeited, disgusted, bored," is British slang first recorded 1900, extended to U.S. by World War I; probably from earlier phrases like fed up to the back teeth.

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