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East Indian.
East Indies. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • Therefore as au is uy; so is ai to EI: Then as uy is to ya; so is EI to ia.

    The Way To Geometry Peter Ramus
  • Because they be the double of Triangles, by the 12 e, of first figures: As ae, and EI.

    The Way To Geometry Peter Ramus
  • And by the same argument it shall be treble unto the quadrate or square of EI.

    The Way To Geometry Peter Ramus
  • Therefore the other segment or portion of the said EI, is 5.

    The Way To Geometry Peter Ramus
  • Here are three sectours, ae the base of 12 foote: And EI in like manner of 12 foote.

    The Way To Geometry Peter Ramus
  • It becomes EI dd, his father; EI thd, her father; by nhd my father.

  • For example, in such words as decEIt, recEIve and cEIling, the spelling is EI.

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    Marian Wharton
  • EI, who will forbid me to tell thee that thou hast won the case!

    In Vain Henryk Sienkiewicz
  • "If the words are not too big, or silly ones where it's 'EI' or 'ie' and you have to guess," said Bud.

    Bud Neil Munro
British Dictionary definitions for EI


East Indian
East Indies
(social psychol) emotional intelligence
(in Canada) Employment Insurance: a regular payment to a person who is out of work, funded by contributions from workers and employers
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