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phonetic
used in The Mill on the Floss

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of or relating to speech sounds
  • Excellent men, who had been forced all their lives to spell on an impromptu-phonetic system, and having carried on a successful business in spite of this disadvantage, had acquired money enough to give their sons a better start in life than they had had themselves, must necessarily take their chance as to the conscience and the competence of the schoolmaster whose circular fell in their way, and appeared to promise so much more than they would ever have thought of asking for, including...
    2.4 -- Book 2 Chapter 4 -- "The Young Idea" (24% in)

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