lackaday

lackaday

[lak-uh-dey]
interjection Archaic.
(used as an expression of regret, sorrow, dismay, or disapproval.)

Origin:
1685–95; alteration of alack the day

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lackaday (ˈlækəˌdeɪ)
 
interj
archaic another word for alas
 
[C17: from alack the day]

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