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firsthand
used in The Souls of Black Folk

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Definition
received directly from the original source; or experienced in person
  • An honest man, with too much faith in human nature, little aptitude for business and intricate detail, he had had large opportunity of becoming acquainted at first hand with much of the work before him.
    Chapter 2 (34% in)
  • And this latter question can be settled in but one way,—by a first-hand study of the facts.
    Chapter 6 (53% in)

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