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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 5


Indicates two things are different. Shows the contrast between things. Can be applied to many things.

Examples of how the word is used

and illustration He is tall and she is short.
and illustration In that society, rich and poor could find themselves living very close together.