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HOMONYMS

Correctly pronounced, these associated words are not in every instance true homonyms.

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beach

beech e'er

beat heir beet aisle beau isle bow all been awl bin altar bell alter belle arc berth ark birth ate blew eight blue bail boar bale bore ball board bawl bored bare bough bear bow base brake bass break be buy bee by

flea hart flee heart flew

heal flue heel flour

hear flower here fore heard four herd foul

hew fowl

hue higher

hire grate him great hymn grease hoes Greece hose groan hole grown whole guessed hour guest hair in hare inn hall jam haul

gait gate

cellar
seller
cite
site
sight
scent
cent
sent
choir
quire
climb
clime
coarse
course
creak
creek

ay

aye
eyelet
islet
fair
fare

false

our

faults
feat
feet
fir
fur

jamb

rice

knead might pair rain need mitepare reign knew missed pear

rein new mist peace know moan piece rise no mown peal ring lain mourn peel wring lane morn plain reck lead muscle plane wreck led mussel plait rye lessen knot plate wry lesson not pore road loan nay

pour

rode lone

neigh pray rowed lute none prey rough loot nun pride

ruff made oar pried rose maid o'er profit rows mail ore prophet sail male ode quarts sale main owed quartz scene mane one read seen mantel won reed sea mantle pail read meat pale red: seam meet pain right seem mete pane write sew medal pause rite meddle paws wright SOW

shone their shown there sighs throne size

thrown scull threw skull through slay to sleigh too soar two sore vail sole vale soul

veil some vain sum vane son vein

wade stair weighed stare waist stake waste steak wait steal weight steel way straight weigh strait weak

sun

see

week tale

wood the would thee

wooed

tail

so

ABBREVIATIONS A1. first class Dr. Doctor, debt, abbr. abbreviation

debtor acct. account

Ed. Editor, edition A.D. In the year of our e.g. for example Lord

Esq. Esquire agt. agent

et al. and others A.B. Bachelor of Arts etc., &c. and so forth A.M. Master of Arts, F., Fahr. Fahrenheit

before noon f.o.b. free on board Amer. America frt. freight amt. amount

G.A.R. Grand Army of the anon. anonymous

Republic asso. association Gen. General asst. assistant Gov. Governor bal. balance

hdkf. handkerchief B.C. before Christ hist. history B.L. bill of lading Hon. Honorable chap., ch. chapter i.e. that is coll. collect

ins. insurance Co. company, county inst. instant, present C.O.D. cash on delivery

month Col. Colonel

int. interest cr. credit, creditor inv. invoice do. ditto, the same Jr. Junior D.C. District of Co- lat. latitude

lumbia Lt., Lieut. Lieutenant D.D. Doctor of Divinity LL.D. Doctor of Laws

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