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1figurative, rare Fruit or crops gathered after the initial harvest, reaping, etc.; gleaning; an item of fruit or a crop so gathered; also figurative (now rare).
2A social gathering which takes place after an event; an after-party.
Mid 16th century; earliest use found in The New Testament.
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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.