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pah

[pah, pa] /pɑ, pæ/
interjection
1.
(used as an exclamation of disgust or disbelief.)
Origin of pah
1585-1595
First recorded in 1585-95
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  • He did not attach any importance to a boy-and-girl affair; not at all—pah!

    Romance Joseph Conrad and F.M. Hueffer
  • Then I try stand up straight and give the lie, but it say: 'pah!

    Lords of the North A. C. Laut
  • They walked quickly, trying to avoid the points where they might be seen from the pah.

  • It came from the pah, whose direction Glenarvan did not know.

  • I wouldn't get up at all if it wasn't for Katie Mallard's pah'ty.

  • Mr. Gouger pursed up his lips, and uttered an impatient, "pah!"

    A Black Adonis

    Linn Boyd Porter
  • No matter what it was, it could do no hurt at that distance; and as to overtaking him, pah!

    The Bush Boys Captain Mayne Reid
  • The pah Utah was the only member of the party that did not manifest any alarm or excitement.

    Adrift in the Wilds Edward S. Ellis
  • As Elwood spoke the pah Utah rose in his canoe and stepped ashore.

    Adrift in the Wilds Edward S. Ellis
  • The pah Utah was satisfied, and now began plying his paddle.

    Adrift in the Wilds Edward S. Ellis
British Dictionary definitions for pah

pah

/pɑː/
interjection
1.
an exclamation of disgust, disbelief, etc
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pah in Medicine

PAH abbr.
para-aminohippuric acid

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
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