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We

Definition of We:

part of speech: pronoun, plural

Of I; a word denoting the person speaking along with one or more. Note.- We is employed by sovereigns in addresing their subjects, and by authors, editors, and the like, with the view of avoiding the appearance of egotism in the use of I.

Usage examples:

  • Are we going to- keep house? in "".
  • Aye, 'deed we do. Alexander Irvine in "My Lady of the Chimney Corner".
  • No, Willie, 'deed we haaven't thought ov it! Alexander Irvine in "My Lady of the Chimney Corner".
  • I don't want Betty to hear of it until we know what it is. Payne Erskine in "The Eye of Dread".

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