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he left 'cause I told him to bug off

First Known Use of 'cause

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of 'cause was in the 15th century

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“'cause.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/%27cause. Accessed 14 Aug. 2020.

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