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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

An \An\, conj. [Shortened fr. and, OE. an., and, sometimes and if, in introducing conditional clauses, like Icel. enda if, the same word as and. Prob. and was originally pleonastic before the conditional clause.] If; -- a word used by old English authors. --Shak. [1913 Webster] Nay, an thou dalliest, then I am thy foe. --B. Jonson. [1913 Webster] An if, and if; if. [1913 Webster]