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Definition of ay

usually used with following me to express sorrow or regret

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Examples of ay in a Sentence

ay me, we are doomed to listen to that noise all night!

First Known Use of ay

14th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for ay

Middle French aymi ay me

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The first known use of ay was in the 14th century

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“Ay.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ay. Accessed 27 May. 2020.

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