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Wednesday, November 13, 2013

subjoin

\suhb-JOIN\ , verb;
1.
to add at the end, as of something said or written; append.
2.
to place in sequence or juxtaposition to something else.
Quotes:
And will you give yourself the trouble of carrying similar assurances to his creditors in Meryton, of whom I shall subjoin a list, according to his information?
-- Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice, 1813
We subjoin a specimen which has been rendered into English by an eminent scholar whose name for the moment we are not at liberty to disclose though we believe that our readers will find the topical allusion rather more than an indication.
-- James Joyce, Ulysses, 1922
Origin:
Subjoin is derived from the Middle French word subjoindre which meant "to add at the end."
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