"give" Definition

  1. to strike, to scold; “I’ll GIVE it to you,” _i.e._, I will thrash you. To lead to, in the sense of directions. Thus, in one of the Christmas numbers of _All the Year Round_ we are told that “a side portal and a passage, dark at noon, GAVE upon Paradise Alley.” This usage of the word, from the French idiomatic use of _donner_, is becoming by no means uncommon.

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Position in the dictionary: 1446 of 4022 slang words.
Next words in the dictionary: give in, give it mouth, gladstone, glasgow magistrate, glaze, glib, glim, glim lurk, gloak, glum
Previous words in the dictionary: gingumbob, gingham, gingerly, ginger hackled, ginger, gin-spinner, gimcrack, gilt, gills, gill

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