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what'd

[hwuht-id, hwot-, wuht-, wot-; hwuhd, wuhd]
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  1. contraction of what did: What'd you say?

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Examples from the Web for what'd

Historical Examples

  • This tenth day of August, 1760, the wretched Raton gave me the what-d'-you-call-it: reader, beware.

    The Memoires of Casanova, Complete

    Jacques Casanova de Seingalt

  • It's the same old vicious circle—and when I say vicious I don't mean a pun, a what-d'-ye-call-'em.

    What Maisie Knew

    Henry James

  • Her gold hair was all piled up in waves and crinkles and things, with a what-d'-you-call-it of diamonds in it.

    My Man Jeeves

    P. G. Wodehouse

  • She possessed a healthy contempt for that what-d'-ye-call-it that hedges in a king.

    The Princess Elopes

    Harold MacGrath

  • And we'll take the boat too, and if that don't satisfy you then that's the end of the what-d'-you-call it!