we-uns

See also: we'uns

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From we + plural form of a variant of one.

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we-uns

  1. (US regional) We; us.
    • 1891, Mary Noailles Murfree, In the "Stranger People's" Country, Nebraska 2005, page 16:
      We-uns hev all been a-gittin' married round hyar lately. Whar's that purty wife o' yourn?”
    • 1970, Donald Harington, Lightning Bug:
      We'uns was sittin under a tree over to the cannin factory just a little while ago, eatin our dinner, when this here stranger rode up.’

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