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  • noun Plural form of ach.

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Examples

  • PAPPELMEISTER polishes his glasses with irritating elaborateness and weary "achs," then reads in absolute silence.

    The Melting-Pot

  • As for children — said Mrs. Wadman — though a principal end perhaps of the institution, and the natural wish, I suppose, of every parent — yet do not we all find, they are certain sorrows, and very uncertain comforts? and what is there, dear sir, to pay one for the heart-achs — what compensation for the many tender and disquieting apprehensions of a suffering and defenceless mother who brings them into life?

    The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman

  • As for children — said Mrs. Wadman — though a principal end perhaps of the institution, and the natural wish, I suppose, of every parent — yet do not we all find, they are certain sorrows, and very uncertain comforts? and what is there, dear sir, to pay one for the heart-achs — what compensation for the many tender and disquieting apprehensions of a suffering and defenceless mother who brings them into life?

    The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman

  • 'Not while you eat my food, or you will get bad stom achs.'

    The Tycoon's Mistress

  • 'Not while you eat my food, or you will get bad stom achs.'

    The Tycoon's Mistress

  • Professor Blatherwick began a German song full of trilled r's, achs and hochs; but became offended at

    Double Trouble Or, Every Hero His Own Villain

  • Whether Emma will be able to write to you to-day, or not, is a question; as she has got one of her terrible sick head-achs.

    The Letters of Lord Nelson to Lady Hamilton

  • My mother affected to be pious, and said her nervous head-achs had kept her away longer than she wished, and she should be very happy to have an opportunity of joining in the public worship.

    The Old Woman

  • [(\223W) -7 (hose head-achs nail them to a noonday) 29 (bed;)] TJ

    Agnes De-Courci: a Domestic Tale

  • Whether Emma will be able to write to you to-day, or not, is a question; as she has got one of her terrible sick head-achs.

    The Letters of Lord Nelson to Lady Hamilton, Vol II. With A Supplement Of Interesting Letters By Distinguished Characters

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