The Alternative English Dictionary: 'ad

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'ad
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  1. (British, slang and dialectical) nonstandard form of had 1933, George Orwell, Down and Out in Paris and London, xxix ‘’Ere y’, the best rig-out you ever ’ad. A tosheroon [half a crown] for the coat, two ’og for the trousers, one and a tanner for the boots, and a ’og for the cap and scarf. That’s seven bob.’

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