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lads

noun
plural of lad

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1 a male person who has not yet reached adulthood
  • fond of telling tall tales of the days when he was just a lad

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2 an adult male human being
  • pass me another beer—will you, lad?

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“Lads.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/lads. Accessed 23 Sep. 2020.

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