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alas; oh.
automated clearinghouse.
Historical Examples

We can well believe that such a heavy roll made poor Anna Winslow’s head “ach and itch like anything.”
Customs and Fashions in Old New England Alice Morse Earle

“ach, no,” said he humbly; for he could not look upon my face and hold his anger.
The Bacillus of Beauty Harriet Stark

“ach, yes, dot iss der vay mit dem army offichers,” sighed Carl.
Ted Strong in Montana Edward C. Taylor

“ach, Frulein, please do not leave us—and the fire,” he added; for Dorothy had risen.
Roden’s Corner Henry Seton Merriman

Germany’s in a bad way—ach Gott, don’t ask me any more, give me something to stop my pain!
Combed Out Fritz August Voigt

“ach, no,” chimed in husband and wife together as soon as they understood.
Brother Copas Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch

ach, Heney states, was desirous of not being known as party to the negotiations.
‘The System,’ as uncovered by the San Francisco Graft Prosecution Franklin Hichborn

ach, it’s just that you like to be out, out all the time that makes you so contrary, I guess.
Patchwork Anna Balmer Myers

ach, if you were only in my country, we could settle this in the only way.
The Major Ralph Connor

I wonder if I was a nice baby—but, ach, all babies are nice.
Patchwork Anna Balmer Myers

(Scot) an expression of surprise, impatience, disgust, etc Also och

aspirated form of ah; in English often used to represent German or Celtic speech.

Ach abbr.
Association for Computers and the Humanities
automated clearing house


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