noun Scot. and North England.
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Historical Examples of waes
And waes me, wha kens but that the bluidy villain might tak' their lives!The Naval History of the United States
Willis J. Abbot.
Waes the wife that wants the tongue, but weel's the man that gets her.The Proverbs of Scotland
Waes me, Mr. Walkinshaw, that ye should cast up to me the sincerity with which I did but my duty to a client.The Entail
Scotland's Scaith or the Waes of War, met with the unprecedented sale of 10,000 copies in one month.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology
A sequel, entitled "The Waes o' War," which appeared in 1796, attained nearly an equal popularity.