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somedeal

[ suhm-deel ]
/ ˈsʌmˌdil /
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adverb Archaic.

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Origin of somedeal

before 900; Middle English somdel,Old English sume dǣle, dative of sum dǣl some portion. See some, deal1
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Example sentences from the Web for somedeal

  • And when men have gathered it, then cometh the white that is somedeal less than the black.

  • Claverhouse laughed a little stern laugh like a man that is forced to laugh at himself, yet is somedeal proud of what he hears.

  • In Ethiopia all the rivers and all the waters be trouble, and they be somedeal salt for the great heat that is there.

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