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Beneath.‘roaming around neath the trees’
- ‘It is a ‘camp fire when the wood has fallen low and the ashes start to whiten neath the embers' crimson glow.’’
- ‘He proceeded to lift the umbrella out of the hole in the table and walk away with it, leaving us exposed neath a sky of malevolent aspect.’
- ‘Though they had no true slaves of their own they paid an overseer off the Bend to take Abel out neath a tree overlooking the river.’
- ‘All alone neath the moon, you'll surely be home soon - when a man out of nowhere thumbs you a ride.’
An industrial town in South Wales on the River Neath; population 46,800 (est. 2009).Welsh name Castell-Nedd
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.