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och

[ okh ]
/ ɒx /
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interjection Scot., Irish English.
(used as an expression of surprise, disapproval, regret, etc.)
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Origin of och

1520–30; <Scots Gaelic, Irish
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British Dictionary definitions for och

och
/ (ɒx) Scot and Irish /

interjection
an expression of surprise, contempt, annoyance, impatience, or disagreement
sentence connector
an expression used to preface a remark, gain time, etcoch, I suppose so
Also called: ach
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