cheap


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Cheap \Cheap\ (ch[=e]p), n. [AS. ce['a]p bargain, sale, price;
   akin to D. koop purchase, G. kauf, Icel. kaup bargain. Cf.
   Cheapen, Chapman, Chaffer, Cope, v. i.]
   A bargain; a purchase; cheapness. [Obs.]
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         The sack that thou hast drunk me would have bought me
         lights as good cheap at the dearest chandler's in
         Europe.                                  --Shak.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Cheap \Cheap\, a. [Abbrev. fr. "good cheap": a good purchase or
   bargain; cf. F. bon march['e], [`a] bon march['e]. See
   Cheap, n., Cheapen.]
   1. Having a low price in market; of small cost or price, as
      compared with the usual price or the real value.
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            Where there are a great sellers to a few buyers,
            there the thing to be sold will be cheap. --Locke.
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   2. Of comparatively small value; common; mean.
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            You grow cheap in every subject's eye. --Dryden.
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   Dog cheap, very cheap, -- a phrase formed probably by the
      catachrestical transposition of good cheap. [Colloq.]
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Cheap \Cheap\, adv.
   Cheaply. --Milton.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Cheap \Cheap\, v. i.
   To buy; to bargain. [Obs.] --Chaucer.
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