'gainst
'gainst 'gainst, prep. A contraction of {Against}. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • 'gainst — [genst, gānst] prep. [Old Poet.] short for AGAINST * * * gainst also gainst (gĕnst, gānst) Contraction of against. * * * …   Universalium

  • gainst — aphetic form of AGAINST (Cf. against) …   Etymology dictionary

  • 'gainst — [genst, gānst] prep. [Old Poet.] short for AGAINST …   English World dictionary

  • gainst — for·gainst; gainst; …   English syllables

  • 'gainst — prep. poet. = AGAINST. Etymology: abbr. * * * gainst or gainst «gehnst; British also gaynst», preposition, conjunction. Archaic. against …   Useful english dictionary

  • ‘gainst — Jamaican Slang Glossary Against. She fight ‘gainst mi. (She fought against me.) …   English dialects glossary

  • 'gainst — /gɛnst / (say genst), /geɪnst / (say gaynst) preposition, conjunction → against. Also, gainst …   Australian English dictionary

  • gainst — preposition against …   Wiktionary

  • 'gainst — preposition against …   Wiktionary

  • gainst — geɪnst prep. against …   English contemporary dictionary

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