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  1. An expression of sorrow or mourning.

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Google previewCompanion Encyclopedia of the History of Medicine (2013)

by W. F. Bynum, Roy Porter

alack. rapport and concern«.29 Alienation isalso apparentin a flighttoalternative therapies suchas naturopathy, iridology, reflexology, and thelike. Lacking any scientificbasis, these represent areturn to the eighteenth century, whenall therapies, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Feminist Theories (2002)

by Lorraine Code

alack. of objectivity« undercuts theirposition. Ifon theother hand they accept the configuration of women presentedin malestream discourses, they accept an. aandrocentricjudgement«. of whotheyare, as deviantor different fromthe masculine ...

Google previewOxford Dictionary of Word Origins (2010)

by Julia Cresswell

a la carte see FRENCH woRD PANEL alack see ALAS alarm ...

Google previewA Dictionary of English Synonymes and Synonymous Or Parallel Expressions (1876)

Designed as a Practical Guide to Aptness and Variety of Phraseology by Richard Soule

Alack, interj.

Google previewDictionary, Dreams-Signs-Symbols (2014)

The Source Code (The Ultimate Spiritual Guide to Dream Interpretation) by KAYA

Symbolically, ugly, disproportionate bodyhair indicatesstates suchas coarseness, a lackof education and evolution, a boorish,uncouth, rudimentary,lazy, careless attitude,negligence, alack ofhygiene, and laxity. However, ifthe bodyhairis ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures and Mines (1856)

Containing a Clear Exposition of Their Principles and Practice by Andrew Ure

•f alack at ft*. per too, 25 per ...

Google previewThe Century dictionary and cyclopedia (1906)

a work of universal reference in all departments of knowledge with a new atlas of the world by William Dwight Whitney, Benjamin Eli Smith

alack, lackaday.] Used in the exclamatory phrase Good lack. See good. lackadaisical (lak-a-da'zi-kal), a.

Google previewPrinceton Encyclopedia of Poetry and Poetics (2015)

by Alex Preminger, Frank J. Warnke, O. B. Hardison Jr.

alack, alack, alack! (Midsummer Night's Dream) The same duality of effect may be observed in the following progression from Shakespeare through Nathaniel Lee to Henry Fielding: O Desdemona, ...

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Alack Meaning

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My Father Christmas passed away
When I was barely seven.
At twenty-one, alack-a-day,
I lost my hope of heaven.

Yet not in either lies the curse:
The hell of it's because
I don't know which loss hurt the worse --
My God or Santa Claus. (Robert William Service)
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Scrabble value of A1L1A1C3K5

The value of this 5-letter word is 11 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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