The day that is upon us in the heat of the summer is the fast of the Ninth day of the Hebrew month of Av.
The rush to coalition, including a badly-negotiated deal on Av.
“There are some Av stars who are very fake,” says William Peng, a 26-year-old Shanghai native who works in sales.
The ritual of the Ninth of Av performs the radical possibility that it is impossible to create a just society.
On the Ninth of Av, when the congregation gathers to read the scroll of Lamentations, people do not greet each other.
You are not long in these parts, sir, Av I may make so bowld?'
Thank you, sorr, your Honour, an' good luck to yourself an' all Av us!
I cud hear O'Hara runnin' up an' the rattlin' Av my rifle in the rack an' the men breathin' heAvy as they stud roun' my cot.
“Av there was only a cAve now for to live in,” said Larry, looking round him.
I oughtn't to hAve married her that time––she only a girl, an' me a full-growed man who should 'Av had sense for both.'
abbreviation of Authorized Version (of the English Bible, 1611) attested from 1868.