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  1. (obsolete) Contraction of as it.
    • 1651, Samuel Clarke, A Generall Martyrologie, page 26:
      All Volumes of this Subject here are ſet
      As’t were contracted in an Alphabet.
    • 1669, Nathanael Culverwel, An Elegant and Learned Discourse of the Light of Nature, page 102:
      Paradiſe, it had ſo much of the Lily, as’t had nothing of the Roſe ; yet there were iſtius modi paſſiones, quæ ordinatur ad bonum.

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