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Definitions of AE

  1. Alt. of Ae
  2. For words so beginning not found here, see under e.
  3. For words so beginning, see E-.
  4. Many words formerly beginning with oe are now spelt with e. When the word in oe is not found, turn to e.
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Usage examples for AE

  1. " It's easy eneuch, ye see, for an auld hand tae manage ae set o' heads gin they come tae ten or a hundred, but it's another business when a man hes different sets in ae sermon. – Beside the Bonnie Brier Bush by Ian Maclaren
  2. " Ae question afore I gang, Peter," he said. – Malcolm by George MacDonald
  3. Oh let me in this ae night, Jenny, And I will for ever thy true love be; Oh let me in this ae night, hinny, And I will come back and marry thee! – Wilson's Tales of the Borders and of Scotland, Volume XXIV. by Revised by Alexander Leighton
  4. I dinna object to cry ye next Sabbath, wi' May Walker; but ae gude turn deserves anither- ye can do me a service." – Wilson's Tales of the Borders and of Scotland, Vol. XX by Alexander Leighton
  5. I won'er gien she believes 'at there's ae great thoucht abune a', an' aneth a', an' roon' a', an' in a'thing. – The Marquis of Lossie by George MacDonald
  6. I am proud in having to record the name of my esteemed friend, Mr. Brown, the companion of Flinders, and the learned author of the " Prodromus Novae Hollandiae," to whose kindness I am indebted for the Botanical Remarks in the Appendix. – Expedition into Central Australia by Charles Sturt
  7. Weel, there's ae thing clear: ye'll never ken what to do sae lang's ye hing on aboot a stable, fu' o' fower fittet animals wantin' sense- an' some twa fittet 'at has less. – The Marquis of Lossie by George MacDonald
  8. That wad tak a heap o' thinkin', returned the fisherman; but ae thing seems aboot plain: ye ha'e no richt to lat yer sister gang exposed to temptations ye cud haud frae her. – The Marquis of Lossie by George MacDonald
  9. Neathing but ae wee bit cup o' coffee, my dear young leddy? – The Lost Lady of Lone by E.D.E.N. Southworth
  10. " She minds me o' a glowerin' auld warlock of an aunt o' mine in Glasgie, wha sits in her chair a' day wi' ae finger on the Bible. – Thelma by Marie Corelli
  11. She took her denner aff o' ane o' my hips, ae day last year." – Alec Forbes of Howglen by George MacDonald
  12. It's ae thing to be ashamed 'cause ye hae dune wrang, an' anither to be ashamed 'cause ye're f'un' oot! – Warlock o' Glenwarlock by George MacDonald
  13. I a' but lost ae fairm for the Free Kirk, and I wud hae lost ten tae be in the Kirk this day. – Beside the Bonnie Brier Bush by Ian Maclaren
  14. " And she's owerheard her father and me speakin' thegither as gin't had been only ae body thinkin'. – Alec Forbes of Howglen by George MacDonald
  15. " Ae," replied the girl. – The Silent Places by Steward Edward White
  16. Burns's song beginning:- " Ae fond kiss and then we sever" seemed to both Byron and Scott to contain the essence of a thousand love tales. – Halleck's New English Literature by Reuben P. Halleck
  17. We'll be wantin' to know if there's ae word about him intil't." – The Eye of Dread by Payne Erskine
  18. No second tear crept on the lady's lashes, and, with her hand in the king's hand, they paced together towards the palace, while behind them, in melancholy mood, Crimthann mac Ae led the horses and the chariot. – Irish Fairy Tales by James Stephens
  19. Weel, lass, he said, the duin' o' ae thing 's better nor the un'erstan'in' o' twenty. – Donal Grant by George MacDonald
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