ochone

[ uh-khohn ]
/ əˈxoʊn /

interjection Scot. and Irish English.

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ohone

or o·chone

[ uh-khohn ]
/ əˈxoʊn /

interjection Scot. and Irish English.

Origin of ohone

1470–80; < Scots Gaelic ochan, Irish ochón; cf. och
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British Dictionary definitions for ochone

ochone
/ (ɒˈxəʊn) /

interjection

Scot and Irish an expression of sorrow or regret

Word Origin for ochone

from Gaelic ochóin
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