belong to be in the penitentiary

Joan H. Hall jdhall at WISC.EDU
Fri Sep 23 16:33:28 UTC 2011

DARE has an entry for "belong," saying: "Preceding infin: to be obliged,
need, ought; to be accustomed. [Engl dial] Sth S Midl"   Quotes are from
1888 to 1968,

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