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English Dictionary: (an) by the DICT Development Group
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From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   AnAn\An\, conj. [Shortened fr. and, OE. an., and, sometimes and
      if, in introducing conditional clauses, like Icel. enda if,
      the same word as and. Prob. and was originally pleonastic
      before the conditional clause.]
      If; -- a word used by old English authors. --Shak.
  
               Nay, ananthou dalliest, then I am thy foe. --B. Jonson.
  
      {AnAnif}, and if; if.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   AnAn\An\ ([acr]n). [AS. [be]n one, the same word as the numeral.
      See {One}, and cf. {A}.]
      This word is properly ananadjective, but is commonly called
      the indefinite article. It is used before nouns of the
      singular number only, and signifies one, or any, but somewhat
      less emphatically. In such expressions as [bd]twice anan
      hour,[b8] [bd]once ananage,[b8] a shilling ananounce (see 2d
      {A}, 2), it has a distributive force, and is equivalent to
      each, every.
  
      Note: AnAnis used before a word beginning with a vowel sound;
               as, ananenemy, ananhour. It in also often used before h
               sounded, when the accent of the word falls on the
               second syllable; as, ananhistorian, ananhyena, ananheroic
               deed. Many writers use a before h in such positions.
               Anciently ananwas used before consonants as well as
               vowels.

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (15Feb98) [foldoc]:
   anan
  
      The {country code} for the Netherlands Antilles
      (Dutch Antilles).
  
      (1999-01-27)
  
  
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