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lackaday

[lak-uh-dey] /ˈlæk əˌdeɪ/
interjection, Archaic.
1.
(used as an expression of regret, sorrow, dismay, or disapproval.)
Origin
1685-1695
1685-95; alteration of alack the day
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lackaday

/ˈlækəˌdeɪ/
interjection
1.
(archaic) another word for alas
Word Origin
C17: from alack the day
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