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Q was a Queen, who wore a silk slip; R was a Robber, and wanted a whip.
"To R——," replied the man, as he turned silently and sullenly to retrace his steps.
Ego r improbaui, veritus scilicet, ne vel Galli, vel eti Gtiles hoc interpretartur in fidei nostr iniuri.
But step before her with my arms clasping a tin can with a geranium plant r Heaven forbid!
Sit down, Dorothy Chance, Ye'r welcome to what we ha'; not 'specting company you'll find no junkets at table.
THE WORLD BEFORE THEMSUSANNA MOODIE
I wor amaist blinded wi' snow, coming ow'r that confounded heath.
THE WORLD BEFORE THEMSUSANNA MOODIE
Miss Dory would say so, but, Mas'r Crompton, you'll fotch her back sometime to de ole place.
THE CROMPTONSMARY J. HOLMES
They stopped fer water an' then hiked right on, jest as though they was in a hurry ter git some'r's.
MOTOR MATT'S "CENTURY" RUNSTANLEY R. MATTHEWS
Here sparth, with trilled r, appears to be dissyllabic; cf. ll.
But Jake shook her up, and told her to behave, as it was a 'Piscopal funeral and not a pra'r meetin'.
THE CROMPTONSMARY J. HOLMES

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verbicidenoun | [vur-buh-sahyd ]SEE DEFINITION
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