aitch

[eych]

Origin of aitch

Middle English ache < Old French ache < Late Latin *hacca or *accha; replacing ha
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aitch

noun
  1. the letter h or the sound represented by ithe drops his aitches

Word Origin for aitch

C16: a phonetic spelling
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