from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A young man; a youth.
- n. Informal A man of any age; a fellow.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A boy or young man.
- n. A jack the lad; a boyo.
- n. A familiar term of address for a young man.
- n. A groom who works with horses (also called stable-lad).
- n. The penis.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- p. p. of lead, to guide.
- n. A boy; a youth; a stripling.
- n. A companion; a comrade; a mate.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A boy; a youth; a stripling: often used familiarly or affectionately in speaking of or to a man of any age.
- n. A male sweetheart: correlative to lass.
- n. A servingman; a servant.
- n. An obsolete preterit and past participle of lead.
- n. A thong of leather; a shoe-latchet.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a male child (a familiar term of address to a boy)
- n. a boy or man
If the lad is anything like his father, he'll grow to a man you can be proud of.
However my lad is a currently serving bobby who joined just after I left and just talking to him always reflects the attitudes in the comments on this blog.
Special Brew (what our pictured lad is drinking) is to UK alcoholics what Thunderbird/Mad Dog is to US drinkers.
I hope the lad is steered in the right direction, take him down the Army recruitment office, there is a family there like he has never seen. on April 28, 2009 at 7: 42 pm AnneDroid
But the best place you should look for stuff for the lad is Cabellas. com/archery.
I hope the poor lad is ready for all of that love.
That lad is trying quite hard to be one of the boys.
"I live with someone who uses the word lad without a hint of irony or shame," says Tony Rowlinson.
The boy and the tribe reach Dawson and when an RCMP officer asks his name and Hoockla-Heen replies "Jimmy," the mountie opens the boy's shirt, sees the lad is white and calls for a man named Jim McDermott, a bonanza king who came to the Yukon in '94 with his son and a number of Alaskans.
Full of hackerly vim, our sturdy lad is all things to everyone, a tinkering geek as agile as a falling cat.