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 Constitu’tions of Clar’endon.Consuelo (4 syl.). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Con’strue.
 
To translate. To translate into English means to set an English word in the place of a foreign word, and to put the whole sentence in good grammatical order. (Latin, construo, to construct.)   1
 


 Constitu’tions of Clar’endon.Consuelo (4 syl.). 

 
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