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noun Scot. and North England.
  1. woe.
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Historical Examples of wae

  • But, wae's me, what did she see as she went to the castle door to welcome them?

    Hunter's Marjory

    Margaret Bruce Clarke

  • I am speaking for your red cheeks, my dear, believe me; I'm wae to see you like that.

    Doom Castle

    Neil Munro

  • Wae'll be her heart when she hears what has happened her Joe!

  • I was often wae for him, puir man, an' I did a' I could for him in my ain sma' wey.

    Betty Grier

    Joseph Waugh

  • Weariful and wae, how thankfully would I have rested beside him for ever; but then there was the bairn to claim my care.