'e'll

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See also: ell, ELL, êll, and -ell

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

A representation of the pronunciation of he’ll by a speaker whose dialect lacks the voiceless glottal fricative or transition ([h]).

Contraction[edit]

’e’ll

  1. Eye dialect spelling of he’ll.
    • 1998, David Griffiths, Please Be Gentle: A Conjectural Evaluation of the Masked Performance of the Comedia Dell’Arte, page 78:
      I know it’s cos ’es new when we’ve got ’im trained ’e’ll be as good as gold like me know ’is place jump when ’es asked no ’olding ’im like a frog ’e’ll be jump jump jump...