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part of speech: adjective

Denoting a person or thing near, just mentioned, or about to be mentioned: ( B.) the last past:- pl. THESE.

part of speech: adjective

That which is present or nearest in time or place; that which is just mentioned: by this, after such an interval; by this time.

part of speech: pronoun, adjective

A demonstrative word, pointing to that which is present, or near; denoting that which is just now or last mentioned.

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  • " This is nothing to what I can do," said Osmond. "Rose MacLeod", Alice Brown
  • There, will this do? "The Emigrant Mechanic and Other Tales In Verse Together With Numerous Songs Upon Canadian Subjects", Thomas Cowherd
  • " This is for you," I said. "The Motor Maid", Alice Muriel Williamson and Charles Norris Williamson
  • Who do you say this woman is? "The Outcaste", F. E. Penny
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A hard and usually pointed projection, growing upon the head of certain animals, especially cattle; goats, deer, etc.; the material of which animals horns are composed; a thickened form of tissue; a musical wind- instrument; one of the extremities or ends of the moon when in crescent form. ...

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