Origin of da1
adverb, noun Russian.
noun, plural DAs, DA's.
Origin of DA
Examples from the Web for da
Contemporary Examples of da
To add to the conspiratorial flair, they added that the DA told them not to talk to the FBI or the CIA either.The Myth of the Central Park Five
October 19, 2014
The other two are da—meaning father—and te—an alternate spelling of ti.Well, La Ti Da: Stephin Merritt’s Winning Little Words of Scrabble
October 11, 2014
"We changed the DA but we didn't change any behavior in the DA's office," Rosenberg told the New York Daily News.The Orthodox Sex Abuse Crackdown That Wasn’t
October 7, 2014
The final battle of the evening put Jersey City rapper Joe Budden against Hollow Da Don.America’s Poets: Battle Rap Gets Real
July 15, 2014
I confess I only made it to Da Emma for a late night cappucino, just long enough for a visit with the robust mama in the kitchen.The Foodie Capital of Canada
May 31, 2014
Historical Examples of da
You'll be a great fellow, John, if you turn out to be like your da.
Your grandda had to pay heavy for your da and your Uncle Matthew and me.
Your da's death was a fearful blow to her, and she never overed it.
I don't know what my da and ma'll say to me at all when they hear about it.
Did Grimaldi, in his best days, ever do anything in this way equal to Da Costa?The Mudfog and Other Sketches
American English initialism for district attorney from 1934; for duck's ass haircut (or, as OED would have it, duck's arse), from 1951. The haircut so called for the shape of it at the back of the head.