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Origin of -ment
Example sentences from the Web for -ment
If it weren't for them blamed gov'-ment inspectors, I'd sure put a spoke in his wheel.
He'd sure have him persecuted fer 'sultin' a gov'ment servant when th' inspector come around.
The 'Merrikin gov'ment will never give him up, ven vunce they find as he's got money to spend, Sammy.The Pickwick Papers|Charles Dickens
Nous avons du sang franais dans nos artres, et le sang franais ne ment pas!The Wasted Generation|Owen Johnson
The earliest settle ment was a town covering at least five acres, possibly nearly ten.The New Stone Age in Northern Europe|John M. Tyler