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First published 1934 (SND Vol. I).
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ANOINT, AN'INT, v., colloq. To beat, drub, “baste.” (Also in dial.Eng. One example from Mod.St.Eng. is quoted in N.E.D. — from W. Irving, 1824.) [ə′nəint]Abd.4 1931:
Laddie, gin I see ye at that again Ise an'int yer riggin tae ye.

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