aitch

[ eych ]
/ eɪtʃ /
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noun

the letter H, h.

Nearby words

  1. aisi,
  2. aisi steel,
  3. aisle,
  4. aisne,
  5. ait,
  6. aitchbone,
  7. aitken,
  8. aitolía,
  9. aius locutius,
  10. aix-en-provence

Origin of aitch

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

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British Dictionary definitions for aitch

aitch

/ (eɪtʃ) /

noun

the letter h or the sound represented by ithe drops his aitches

Word Origin for aitch

C16: a phonetic spelling

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