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{{11}}real (adj.) early 14c., "real, actually existing, true;" mid-15c., "relating to things" (especially property), from O.Fr. reel, from L.L. realis "actual," from L. res "matter, thing," of unknown origin. Meaning "genuine" is recorded from 1550s; sense of "unaffected, no-nonsense" is from 1847.
Generally, by the time you are Real, most of your hair has been loved off, and your eyes drop out and you get loose in the joints and very shabby. But these things don't matter at all, because once you are Real you can't be ugly, except to people who don't understand. [Margery Williams, "The Velveteen Rabbit"]
Real estate is first recorded 1660s and retains the oldest English sense of the word. Noun phrase real time is early 19c. as a term in logic and philosophy, 1953 as an adjectival phrase; get real, usually an interjection, was U.S. college slang in 1960s, reached wide popularity c.1987.
{{12}}real (n.) "small Spanish silver coin," 1580s, from Sp. real, noun use of real (adj.) "regal," from L. regalis "regal" (see REGAL (Cf. regal)). Especially in reference to the real de plata, which circulated in the U.S. till c.1850 and in Mexico until 1897.

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