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Appalachian Dialect

Clean in Appalachia

clean adverb All the way, completely. Cf clear B, plumb.1935 Sheppard Cabins in Laurel 51 She just took the baby and set her chin and tied’em tight and she grabbed my sister’s hand and run for the Hoppas cabin that stood clean over the mountain in what’s the Jase Burelson orchard now. c1940 Padelford Notes Clean to the cove I’ve rid today. 1975 Chalmers Better 66 One who is discouraged is clean out of heart, his nerves may be all…

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