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EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB

I 'll no deny she was a bra sauncie woman, and kenned weel to make a haggis wi' an ape's head and shoulders.
Ye're lippenin' to the polis, but in a' my days I never kenned the polis in time.
HUNTINGTOWERJOHN BUCHAN
Tae my surprise he began tae talk tae the stranger as if he'd kenned him a' his days.
THE MYSTERY OF CLOOMBERARTHUR CONAN DOYLE
Inverawe couldna go back on his oath, and said he kenned naught of the fugitive; and the men kept on in pursuit.
BEN COMEEM. J. (MICHAEL JOSEPH) CANAVAN
Ou, ay; I kenned Tammas weel; me and him herded together when we were laddies.
SCOTCH WIT AND HUMORW. H. (WALTER HENRY) HOWE
The gree was born awa frae them by a perfect stranger, kenned neither to them nor to me.
Ready at hand was Aunt Dilsey; he would make her, unwittingly so far as she kenned, a supporting member of the cast.
SUNDRY ACCOUNTSIRVIN S. COBB
Weel ye kenned that that black fellow would fain serve under a free-handed fool than a stingy knave.
KATE BONNETFRANK R. STOCKTON
They wad be affronted if they kenned ye were here without calling on them.
“These are the shores of Kent, so called from the ancient word Kenned, known or famous,” replied Fortyfolios.
LADY EUREKA, V. 3 (OF 3)ROBERT FOLKESTONE WILLIAMS

WORD OF THE DAY

nonesuchnoun | [nuhn-suhch ]SEE DEFINITION