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daid (not comparable)
- Nonstandard spelling of dead.
1910, Robert W. Chambers, Ailsa Paige:
- How can I believe such things of--of Constance Berkley--of yo' daid mother----" "I don't know," he said dully.
1916, Peggy Edmund & Harold W. Williams, compilers, Toaster's Handbook:
- He rose, stretched, and grumbled: "I wish I wuz daid.
1919, Henry Herbert Knibbs, The Ridin' Kid from Powder River:
- "Why, he's daid!" he exclaimed, poking the lion with the muzzle of his gun.
1922, Paul Laurence Dunbar, The Complete Poems of Paul Laurence Dunbar:
- Ah, Mistah 'Possum, we got you at las'-- Need n't play daid, laying dah on de groun'; Fros' an' de 'simmons has made you grow fas',-- Won't he be fine when he's roasted up brown!
1929, Carl Henry Grabo, The Cat in Grandfather's House:
- In de mawnin' w'en he go to milk de cow, sho'nuf dey wuz a hawg a-lyin' on its side, daid.
daid m (genitive daid, plural daideanna)
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possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.
- soft mutation of