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 Di’nah (Aunt),Dine (To). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Dinde (1 syl.).
 
The French for a turkey is poulet d’ Inde (an Indian fowl). This is an error, as the bird comes from America; unless, indeed, the whole Western continent, with all its contiguous islands, be called by the name of West Indies. Our word “turkey” is no better, if indeed it means a native of Turkey.   1
 


 Di’nah (Aunt),Dine (To). 

 
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