- the letter H, h.
Origin of aitch
Middle English ache < Old French ache < Late Latin *hacca or *accha; replacing ha
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Examples from the Web for aitch
The aitch or pin bone (in 3) is a desirable roast for a large family.The Kitchen Encyclopedia
See also on the "aitch" question, Letters of an Irish Student, vol.
"This 'alf hour," he repeated, this time dropping the aitch to make a change.The Way of Ambition
Thank Heaven, his tongue was almost virgin to the aitch in Harden.The Divine Fire
Pegler did not often drop an aitch, but when she did so forget herself, she did it thoroughly.From Out the Vasty Deep
Mrs. Belloc Lowndes
- the letter h or the sound represented by ithe drops his aitches
C16: a phonetic spelling
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