aitch

noun

: the letter h

Word History

Etymology

French hache, from Vulgar Latin *hacca

First Known Use

circa 1580, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of aitch was circa 1580

Dictionary Entries Near aitch

Cite this Entry

“Aitch.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/aitch. Accessed 21 Feb. 2024.

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