'ad

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English[edit]

Verb[edit]

’ad

  1. (Britain, dialectal or slang) Alternative form of had
    1933, George Orwell, Down and Out in Paris and London, xxix
    ’Ere y’are, the best rig-out you ever ’ad. A tosheroon [half a crown] for the coat, two ’ogs for the trousers, one and a tanner for the boots, and a ’og for the cap and scarf. That’s seven bob.’

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Irish[edit]

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Pronoun[edit]

’ad (emphatic ’adsa)

  1. Galway form of agat

References[edit]

  • Tomás de Bhaldraithe, 1977, Gaeilge Chois Fhairrge: An Deilbhíocht, 2nd edition, Dublin: Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, section 298.