george ade

Ade

[eyd]
noun
George, 1866–1944, U.S. humorist.
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Word Origin & History

-ade
suffix denoting an action or product of an action, from L. -ata (Fr. -ade, Sp. -ada, It. -ata), fem. pp. ending used in forming nouns. A living prefix in Fr., from which many words have come into Eng. (e.g. lemonade). Latin -atus, pp. suffix of verbs of the 1st conjugation also became -ade in Fr. (Sp.
-ado, It. -ato) and came to be used as a suffix denoting persons or groups participating in an action (e.g. brigade).
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Abbreviations & Acronyms
Ade
adenine
ADE
Array Drive Electronics
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george ade

American playwright and humorist whose Fables in Slang summarized the kind of wisdom accumulated by the country boy in the city.

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