from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • interj. Archaic Variant of wellaway.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • interj. variant form of wellaway; Alas.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • interj. Alas! Welaway!

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • An altered form of wellaway, simulating day—the present time, either as the witness or the cause of distress, being often brought into ejaculations of this kind. See wellaway.


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