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Uncle

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(1):

(n.) An eldery man; - used chiefly as a kindly or familiar appellation, esp. (Southern U. S.) for a worthy old negro; as, "Uncle Remus."

(2):

(n.) A pawnbroker.

(3):

(n.) The brother of one's father or mother; also applied to an aunt's husband; - the correlative of aunt in sex, and of nephew and niece in relationship.


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Webster, Noah. Entry for 'Uncle'. Noah Webster's American Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/web/u/uncle.html. 1828.

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