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somedeal

[suhm-deel] /ˈsʌmˌdil/
adverb, Archaic.
1.
Origin
900
before 900; Middle English somdel, Old English sume dǣle, dative of sum dǣl some portion. See some, deal1
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somedeal

adv.

"to some degree, somewhat," obsolete, but very common in Old English as sume dæle "some portion, somewhat," from some + deal (n.1).

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