laodah

noun
lao·​dah
variants: or less commonly lowdah \ ˈlau̇¦dä \
plural -s

Definition of laodah

: the skipper of a Chinese craft

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History and Etymology for laodah

Chinese (Pekingese) lao3 ta4, from lao3 old + ta4 great

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“Laodah.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/laodah. Accessed 7 December 2019.

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