Origin of ohone
1470–80; < Scots Gaelic ochan, Irish ochón; cf. och
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Examples from the Web for ochone
From this day I have nothing to say that is better than Ochone!The Kiltartan Poetry Book
Aree often used after ochone (alas) in Donegal and elsewhere.
But ochone he's now laid in his grave in the churchyard of Keel.
My boy is taken from me and turned agen me; and who is to take care of me in my old age after all I've done for him, ochone!O'Flaherty V. C.
George Bernard Shaw
She sat on th' wall wid her head in her han's keenin' an' moanin': 'Ochone, ochone!'My Lady of the Chimney Corner
- Scot and Irish an expression of sorrow or regret
from Gaelic ochóin
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