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 History of this Word

"and" is from "ntha" (also) spoken by people in England during 450-1100 A.D.

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grammar is conjunction

"and" is a type of small common word

"and" is a part of the expression: and all, and how, and then some, by and by, by and large, cut and dried, good and, up and about

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Meaning 1

Definition

Indicates in addition to or also. Used to connect words. Used to separate similar items in a list.

Examples of how the word is used

and illustration Dogs and cats will get fat if allowed unlimited food.
and illustration I want to thank Tom and Sue for extending their hospitality.