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daid (not comparable)
- (dialect) Nonstandard spelling of dead.
1910, Robert W. Chambers, Ailsa Paige:
"I c-can't he'p myse'f," stammered Celia; "you say such frightful things to me--you tell me that they happen in my own house--in her own room--How can I be calm? How can I believe such things of--of Constance Berkley--of yo' daid mother----"
1916, Peggy Edmund & Harold W. Williams, compilers, Toaster's Handbook:
"I wish I wuz daid. 'Tain' nothin' but wuk, wuk from mawnin' tell night."
1919, Henry Herbert Knibbs, The Ridin' Kid from Powder River:
"Why, he's daid!" he exclaimed, poking the lion with the muzzle of his gun.
1922, Paul Laurence Dunbar, The Complete Poems of Paul Laurence Dunbar:
Ah, Mistah 'Possum, we got you at las'--
Need n't play daid, laying dah on de groun';
Fros' an' de 'simmons has made you grow fas',--
Won't he be fine when he's roasted up brown!
1929, Carl Henry Grabo, The Cat in Grandfather's House:
In de mawnin' w'en he go to milk de cow, sho'nuf dey wuz a hawg a-lyin' on its side, daid.
Borrowed from English dad.
daid m (genitive singular daid, nominative plural daideanna)
- (informal) dad
|Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.
- accusative/genitive plural of dat
- soft mutation of taid