alack

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Late Middle English, probably from ah + lack.

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alack

  1. An expression of sorrow or mourning.
    On a day (alack the day!)
    Love, whose month is ever May,
    Spied a blossom passing fair
    Playing in the wanton air.Love's Labour's LostShakespeare

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