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hadaway

/ (ˌhædəˈweɪ) /
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Northeast English dialect an exclamation urging the hearer to refrain from delay in the execution of a task
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Word Origin for hadaway

perhaps from hold 1 + away
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How to use hadaway in a sentence

  • It must have been just after Ollie Hadaway lost control of his tug.

    Jack of No Trades|Charles Cottrell
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