- a young lad; boy.
Origin of laddie
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Examples from the Web for laddie
It was for his sake and the laddie's ain that I wantit him to come to me.
The laddie needs twa mithers, and the Merciful has gien him the twa!
"If you've got your armour there, laddie, it will be pierced," says he.The Stark Munro Letters
J. Stark Munro
It may be well enough for men with water in their veins; but you have blood, laddie—blood!
Aye, we can all get over another body's disappointment, laddie.
- mainly Scot a familiar term for a male, esp a young man; lad
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