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pronoun, adjectiveScot. and North England.

Origin of thae

First recorded in 1575–85; representing north and Scots development of Middle English, Old English thā, plural of thæt that

Words Nearby thae Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use thae in a sentence

  • "There's some of thae chaps'll fairly enjoy this," said Davie, nodding in the direction of some of the delegates.

    The Underworld | James C. Welsh
  • "I'm no' content wi' thae terms ony way," persisted Davie stubbornly.

    The Underworld | James C. Welsh
  • I was a mason, an' a stoot mon i' thae days, but it's a meeserable life noo.

  • It was on ane o' thae nights 'at a mason fell off the rafters an' broke his leg.

    A Window in Thrums | J. M. Barrie
  • Ay, Hendry called me fond like names, thae no everyday names.

    A Window in Thrums | J. M. Barrie