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1. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
And \And\, conj. [AS. and; akin to OS. endi, Icel. enda, OHG.
   anti, enti, inti, unti, G. und, D. en, OD. ende. Cf, An if,
   Ante-.]
   1. A particle which expresses the relation of connection or
      addition. It is used to conjoin a word with a word, a
      clause with a clause, or a sentence with a sentence.
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   Note: (a) It is sometimes used emphatically; as, "there are
         women and women," that is, two very different sorts of
         women. (b) By a rhetorical figure, notions, one of
         which is modificatory of the other, are connected by
         and; as, "the tediousness and process of my travel,"
         that is, the tedious process, etc.; "thy fair and
         outward character," that is, thy outwardly fair
         character, --Schmidt's Shak. Lex.
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   2. In order to; -- used instead of the infinitival to,
      especially after try, come, go.
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            At least to try and teach the erring soul. --Milton.
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   3. It is sometimes, in old songs, a mere expletive.
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            When that I was and a little tiny boy. --Shak.
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   4. If; though. See An, conj. [Obs.] --Chaucer.
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            As they will set an house on fire, and it were but
            to roast their eggs.                  --Bacon.
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   And so forth, and others; and the rest; and similar things;
      and other things or ingredients. The abbreviation, etc.
      (et cetera), or &c., is usually read and so forth.
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2. The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015)
AND
conjunction

    (Or "conjunction") The Boolean function which is
   true only if all its arguments are true.  The truth table
   for the two argument AND function is:

    A | B | A AND B
    --+---+---------
    F | F |    F
    F | T |    F
    T | F |    F
    T | T |    T

   AND is often written as an inverted "V" in texts on logic.  In
   the C programming language it is represented by the &&
   (logical and) operator.

   (1997-11-15)


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