Lad (?), obs. p. p.

of Lead, to guide



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Lad (?), n. [OE. ladde, of Celtic origin; cf. W. awd, Ir. lath. (). Cf. Lass.]


A boy; a youth; a stripling.

"Cupid is a knavish lad."


There is a lad here, which hath fire barley loaves and two small fishes. John vi. 9.


A companion; a comrade; a mate.

Lad's love. Bot. See Boy's love, under Boy.


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