But at a very early period it was thought that Johns book, for example, was a shortened form of John his book.
Ball is sometimes the shortened form of the once favourite Baldwin.
They are frequently referred to in the text in shortened form.
Pester, which has no connection with pest, is a shortened form of impester, Fr.
It is probable that stillatorie (now shortened to still) is really a shortened form of distillatorie.
The long-process straight-dough method is a shortened form of the method just explained.
He may incite to greater devotion by a shortened form of Evening Prayer or by popular Vespers.
The emendation appears to be justified by the reading of N, although this shortened form does not occur elsewhere.
Careful speakers pronounce been like bean, not like bin; most speakers, however, use the shortened form in ordinary speech.
But it is possible that Joy itself is not the abstract noun, but a shortened form of Julian.