e'er

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See also: eer and -eer

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Contraction of ever.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

e'er

  1. (dialectal, poetic) Contraction of ever.
    • 1913, Robert Barr, chapter 4, in Lord Stranleigh Abroad[1]:
      “… No rogue e’er felt the halter draw, with a good opinion of the law, and perhaps my own detestation of the law arises from my having frequently broken it. […]”

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Adverb[edit]

e'er

  1. Alternative form of eyver
    • 1867, “THE WEDDEEN O BALLYMORE”, in SONGS, ETC. IN THE DIALECT OF FORTH AND BARGY, number 3:
      Maade a nicest coolecannan that e'er ye did zee.
      Made the nicest coolecannan that ever you did see.

References[edit]

  • Jacob Poole (1867), William Barnes, editor, A Glossary, With some Pieces of Verse, of the old Dialect of the English Colony in the Baronies of Forth and Bargy, County of Wexford, Ireland, London: J. Russell Smith, page 94