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 for and
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  And \And\, conj. [AS. and; akin to OS. endi, Icel. enda, OHG.
     anti, enti, inti, unti, G. und, D. en, OD. ende. Cf, An if,
     Ante-.]
     1. A particle which expresses the relation of connection or
        addition. It is used to conjoin a word with a word, a
        clause with a clause, or a sentence with a sentence.
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     Note: (a) It is sometimes used emphatically; as, "there are
           women and women," that is, two very different sorts of
           women. (b) By a rhetorical figure, notions, one of
           which is modificatory of the other, are connected by
           and; as, "the tediousness and process of my travel,"
           that is, the tedious process, etc.; "thy fair and
           outward character," that is, thy outwardly fair
           character, --Schmidt's Shak. Lex.
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     2. In order to; -- used instead of the infinitival to,
        especially after try, come, go.
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              At least to try and teach the erring soul. --Milton.
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     3. It is sometimes, in old songs, a mere expletive.
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              When that I was and a little tiny boy. --Shak.
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     4. If; though. See An, conj. [Obs.] --Chaucer.
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              As they will set an house on fire, and it were but
              to roast their eggs.                  --Bacon.
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     And so forth, and others; and the rest; and similar things;
        and other things or ingredients. The abbreviation, etc.
        (et cetera), or &c., is usually read and so forth.
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From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015) :

  AND
  conjunction
  
      (Or "conjunction") The Boolean function which is
     true only if all its arguments are true.  The truth table
     for the two argument AND function is:
  
      A | B | A AND B
      --+---+---------
      F | F |    F
      F | T |    F
      T | F |    F
      T | T |    T
  
     AND is often written as an inverted "V" in texts on logic.  In
     the C programming language it is represented by the &&
     (logical and) operator.
  
     (1997-11-15)
  

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