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what'd

[ wuht-id, wot-, hwuht-, hwot-; wuhd, hwuhd ]
/ ˈwʌt ɪd, ˈwɒt-, ˈʰwʌt-, ˈʰwɒt-; wʌd, ʰwʌd /
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contraction of what did: What'd you say?
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How to use what'd in a sentence

  • Ef you wear out your poor old throat talkin, you may get de sumption; and den whatd become o me?

    The Minister's Wooing|Harriet Beecher Stowe
  • Even as she spoke, Mr. Alexander passed the little car and shouted to Dodo: Whatd you stop forright in the middle of the road?

    Polly and Her Friends Abroad|Lillian Elizabeth Roy
  • Along about nine oclock, Badger said in a low, trembly voice: Whatd you fellers do to me, if I got well?

    Friar Tuck|Robert Alexander Wason
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