dads

dad

1 [dad]
noun Informal.

Origin:
1490–1500; probably orig. nursery word

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dad

3 [dad]
noun Scot. and North England.
1.
a solid blow or knock.
2.
a large slice, lump, or portion.

Origin:
1710–20; probably variant of dab1

ḍad

[dahd]
noun
the 15th letter of the Arabic alphabet.

Origin:
< Arabic

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dad (dæd)
 
n
an informal word for father
 
[C16: childish word; compare Greek tata, Sanskrit tatas]

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dad
recorded from c.1500, but probably much older, from child's speech, nearly universal and probably prehistoric (cf. Welsh tad, Ir. daid, Czech, L., Gk. tata, Lith. tete, Skt. tatah all of the same meaning).
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DAD
  1. delayed after depolarization

  2. Dogs Against Drugs

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