from The Century Dictionary.
- A dialectal form of
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He would occasionally ask them how much they knew about him, but the most expansive response he'd ever got was that they were told 'the information is on not so much a need-to-know basis as a what-youdon'tknow-can'thurt-you basis'.
Be My Enemy Brookmyre, Christopher, 1968- 2004