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waesucks

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interjection wae·sucks \ˈwā-ˌsəks\

Definition of waesucks

Scottish

  1. —used to express pity



Origin of waesucks

Scots wae woe (from Middle English wa) + sucks, alteration of English sakes — more at woe


First Known Use: circa 1774


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