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another-guess

[uh-nuhth -er-ges] /əˈnʌð ərˌgɛs/
adjective, Archaic.
1.
of another kind.
Origin of another-guess
1615-1625
1615-25; earlier anothergets, another-gates, orig. as genitive of phrase another gate another kind (see gate2); respelling by association with guess
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  • In the great Ovid it lies in an inscription: in my next case it is "another-guess" matter.

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