- alas; oh.
- automated clearinghouse.
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Examples from the Web for ach
"Ach, no," said he humbly; for he could not look upon my face and hold his anger.The Bacillus of Beauty
"Ach, Frulein, please do not leave us—and the fire," he added; for Dorothy had risen.Roden's Corner
Henry Seton Merriman
Mrs. Hermann would glance at me quickly, emit slight "Ach's!"Falk
"Ach, no," chimed in husband and wife together as soon as they understood.
Now, if you will follow me a few paces to ze right, here… Ach!
- Scot an expression of surprise, impatience, disgust, etcAlso: och
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Word Origin and History for ach
aspirated form of ah; in English often used to represent German or Celtic speech.
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