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they'd

 (thād)
1. Contraction of they had.
2. Contraction of they would.

they'd

(ðeɪd)
contraction of
they would or they had

they'd

(ðeɪd)
1. contraction of they had.
2. contraction of they would.
References in classic literature ?
em say that if he was to get free they'd lynch him.
Why, just before you came in Amy said they'd never had a quarrel in the whole of their married life.
But they'd run," said Dolly, "they'd only be in the way.
So they gobbled and gambled from the Atlantic to the Pacific, until they'd swined a whole continent.
but a new idea, and I have dozens of them," said Joe; "if we could only manage to capture a team of live eagles, we could hitch them to the balloon, and they'd haul us through the air
They'd give a million for the chance that may come at any day.
They'd be riven to bits, ere ever they'd be different.
Jim allowed they'd got spoiled and was hove out of the nest.
An' the hivens looked after thim, for divil a watch did they set, an' divil a rope did they lay hand to, till they'd seen the bottom av a fifteen-gallon cask o' bug-juice.
I wisht they'd strike game somewheres, an' go away an' leave us alone.
Only I thought as this was England that they'd more or less have the hang of all the--general hang-together of my Idea.
here Maggie's voice became louder and more emphatic), "and not a right blacksmith; for the Devil takes the shape of wicked men, and walks about and sets people doing wicked things, and he's oftener in the shape of a bad man than any other, because, you know, if people saw he was the Devil, and he roared at 'em, they'd run away, and he couldn't make 'em do what he pleased.