You know, ack, the melancholy of it all is that we grew up there.
War Nostalgia Is Leading Veterans to Places Like Syria. One Went Missing There. Elliot Ackerman May 2, 2014
A “Cathy” movie, filled with dietary struggles, overbearing mothers, and a script punctuated by a number of “ack!”
Lights, Camera, Cocktails Brody Brown July 21, 2011
It lets a whole lot o’ things go on that you’d think ought to ‘a’ been stopped hundreds of years ago by ack of Parliament.
Miss Million’s Maid Bertha Ruck
“Qu—,” said the duck, and he disappeared before he had time to get the “-ack” out of him.
Irish Fairy Tales James Stephens
But I ain’t so much to blame; times you ack like a boy yit, Tom-Jeff.
The Quickening Francis Lynde
McGee asked the ack Emma who was making a careful check of the plane.
Aces Up Covington Clarke
Cose dey gits mad wid you but dey don’ beat non o’ us; jes’ ack lak it.
Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States, From Interviews with Former Slaves Work Projects Administration
“Set your guns up agin the wall an’ ack nacherul,” commanded Mrs. Bolster.
Si Klegg, Book 3 (of 6) John McElroy
Anyways, they didn’t talk loud, but Mr. Parcher would sort of grunt an’ ack cross.
Seventeen Booth Tarkington
“I’m gwineter larn you howter talk ter ‘spectubble fokes if hit’s der las’ ack,” says Brer Fox, sezee.
Punch, Or The London Charivari, Vol. 99., Dec. 20, 1890 Various
British oral code for letter A in wireless and telephone communication, 1898; hence ack-ack “anti-aircraft” (gun, fire, etc.).
1. /ak/ The mnemonic for the ACKnowledge character, ASCII code 6.
2. A message transmitted to indicate that some data has been received correctly. Typically, if the sender does not receive the ACK message after some predetermined time, or receives a NAK, the original data will be sent again.
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antiaircraft fire. antiaircraft arms. Historical Examples “The ack-ack will knock those planes out of the sky,” one of the sailors said. The Lost Warship Robert Moore Williams That was a score for the ack-ack gunners and the ground boys. A Yankee Flier with the R.A.F. Rutherford G. Montgomery The Jerries were at it again and […]
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ack emma A.M. (Latin ante meridiem-before noon)
. a tropical tree, Blighia sapida, of the soapberry family, cultivated for the edible aril of its seeds. noun a sapindaceous tree, Blighia sapida, native to tropical Africa and cultivated in the Caribbean for its fruit, edible when cooked the red pear-shaped fruit of this tree a sapindaceous tree, Melicoccus bijugatus, that grows on some […]
noun (Austral, informal) a variant spelling of acca (Austral, slang) a pimple Contemporary Examples “If it was, then for the same reasons, such a joint discussion would not likely be appropriate,” acker said. Fact-Checking the Sunday Shows: Sept 14 PunditFact.com September 13, 2014 Back then acker Merrall was one of the few wine stores that […]