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used in 1776

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a regional variety of a language
  • General Lee stood and watched, finding a measure of encouragement only in the response of the troops who remained: Some of the Connecticutians who were homesick could not be prevailed on to tarry, which means in the New England dialect to serve any longer.
    p. 65.8

There are no more uses of "dialect" in 1776.

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