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WORD LANGUAGE DEFINITION
about English (Adverb Preposition) (archaic) In circuit; circularly; by a circuitous way; around the outside; in circumference. [}]. (chiefly, North America, colloquial) Going to; on the verge of; intending to. [}]. (nautical) To [...](archaic) In circuit; circularly; by a circuitous way; around the outside; in circumference. [}]. (chiefly, North America, colloquial) Going to; on the verge of; intending to. [}]. (nautical) To [...]
about English (Adjective) In existence; being in evidence; apparent. Moving around; astir.In existence; being in evidence; apparent. Moving around; astir.

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