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Rfv-sense: "someone who returns from a long absence". Ƿidsiþ 08:57, 19 August 2009 (UTC)
- Implausibly, it seems to include that sense mostly in the monolingual
US"American English" dictionaries, MW, RHU, and AHD. "American English" context tag? DCDuring TALK 12:38, 19 August 2009 (UTC)
- OK, but I'd rather see some citations. Ƿidsiþ 22:07, 19 August 2009 (UTC)
- There are two good quotes in the OED1, but neither is verifiable online. Hmm.... Do we have any good examples for how to format such cases? -- Visviva 10:53, 24 August 2009 (UTC)
- Cited: Visviva added the two from the OED, and I've added a third from Google Books. —RuakhTALK 21:48, 9 March 2010 (UTC)