Definition for AND

AND, conj. [Sax. and; Ger. und; D. ende or en; and.]

And is a conjunction, connective or conjoining word. It signifies that a word or part of a sentence is to be added to what precedes. Thus, give me an apple and an orange; that is, give me an apple, add or give in addition to that, an orange. John and Peter and James rode to New-York; that is, John rode to New-York, add or further Peter rode to New-York, add James rode to New-York.

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