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de (used in French names as an elided form of de):
Charles Louis d'Albert.
di (used in Italian names as an elided form of di):
Gabriele d'Annunzio.


Pronunciation Spelling. contraction of do or did before you:
How d'you like your eggs cooked? D'you go to the movies last night? Unabridged
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  • Taing dhuit a Dhonnachaidh Bhain, agus do d' chomh-Bhaird airson nan oranan gasda, agus nam fuinn bhinn a dh'fhag sibh againn.

  • Why d'n't you say you was petrified in your hind legs, before you shipped!'

    Life On The Mississippi, Complete Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
  • I d'n' know 's I ever enjoyed rappin' no one over the knuckles more 'n I did him.

  • Which d' you want for your supper, shortcakes or some o' them crispy rye ones?

    Betty Leicester Sarah Orne Jewett
  • d' yu' reckon they find joyful digestion in this swallo'-an'-get-out trough?

    The Virginian Owen Wister
  • What d' ye think they'll charge in the city fer a reel, splendid suit?'

    Eben Holden Irving Bacheller
  • If I 'ad you fer a d'y, I'd 'ave you talkin' like a born Lunnoner!

    Kitchener's Mob James Norman Hall
  • The Mater thinks she's in a bad way—unsettled, or what d' you call at.

    The Island Pharisees John Galsworthy
  • We next delineate the heel of the tooth which has just passed out of the cylinder, as shown at d', Fig. 133.

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