daid (not comparable)
- (dialectal) Nonstandard spelling of .
- 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.
daid m (genitive singular daid, nominative plural daideanna)
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- soft mutation of