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Examples from the Web for ack
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.
May 3, 2014
A “Cathy” movie, filled with dietary struggles, overbearing mothers, and a script punctuated by a number of “Ack!”Lights, Camera, Cocktails
July 22, 2011
You never kin tell how ary one of 'em 'll ack under any succumstances.Southern Lights and Shadows
"Qu—," said the duck, and he disappeared before he had time to get the "-ack" out of him.Irish Fairy Tales
McGee asked the Ack Emma who was making a careful check of the plane.Aces Up
But I ain't so much to blame; times you ack like a boy yit, Tom-Jeff.The Quickening
I've been a-nussin' of him and the 'ack most the 'ole night.'Mr. Sponge's Sporting Tour
R. S. Surtees
Word Origin and History for ack
British oral code for letter A in wireless and telephone communication, 1898; hence ack-ack "anti-aircraft" (gun, fire, etc.).
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