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'em

[uh m]
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pronoun Informal.
  1. them: Put 'em down there.
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Origin of 'em

1350–1400; Middle English hem, Old English heom, dative and accusative plural of he1
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British Dictionary definitions for 'em

'em

pronoun
  1. an informal variant of them
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Word Origin and History for 'em

Middle English, now taken as a colloquial abbreviation of them, but originally a form of hem, dative and accusative of the third person plural pronoun.

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