an if

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an if

  1. (archaic) If.
    • 1526, Bible, tr. William Tyndale, Matthew V:
      Ye are the salt of the erthe. but and if the salt be once unsavery, what can be salted therwith?
    • 1597, William Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet, V.1:
      Noting this penury, to my selfe I said, An if a man did need a poyson now, Whose sale is present death in Mantua, Here liues a Caitiffe wretch would sell it him.