ochone

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ochone

  1. Expresses regret or sorrow.
    • Highland Lament
      Oh I am come to the low countrie, ochone, ochone, ochrie. Without a penny in my purse. Tae buy a meal tae me.

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ochone

  1. ouch
    • 1927, “LAMENT OF A WIDOW”, in THE ANCIENT DIALECT OF THE BARONIES OF FORTH AND BARGY, COUNTY WEXFORD, line 1:
      Ochone! to fo shul Ich maak mee moan,
      Ochone, to whom shall I make my moan,

References[edit]

  • Kathleen A. Browne (1927) The Journal of the Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland Sixth Series, Vol.17 No.2, Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland, page 130