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  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Ache  \Ache\,  n.  [OE.  ache,  AS  [ae]ce,  ece,  fr  acan  to  ache. 
  See  {Ache},  v.  i.] 
  Continued  pain,  as  distinguished  from  sudden  twinges,  or 
  spasmodic  pain.  ``Such  an  ache  in  my  bones.''  --Shak. 
 
  Note:  Often  used  in  composition,  as  a  headache,  an  earache, 
  a  toothache. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Ache  \Ache\,  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Ached};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Aching}.]  [OE.  aken,  AS  acan,  both  strong  verbs,  AS  acan, 
  imp.  [=o]c,  p.  p.  acen,  to  ache;  perh.  orig.  to  drive,  and 
  akin  to  agent.] 
  To  suffer  pain;  to  have  or  be  in  pain,  or  in  continued 
  pain;  to  be  distressed.  ``My  old  bones  ache.''  --Shak. 
 
  The  sins  that  in  your  conscience  ache.  --Keble. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Ach  \Ach\,  Ache  \Ache\,  n.  [F.  ache,  L.  apium  parsley.] 
  A  name  given  to  several  species  of  plants;  as  smallage,  wild 
  celery,  parsley.  [Obs.]  --Holland. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  ache 
  n  :  a  dull  persistent  (usually  moderately  intense)  pain  [syn:  {aching}] 
  v  1:  feel  pain  [syn:  {hurt},  {suffer}] 
  2:  have  a  yen  for  [syn:  {long},  {yearn},  {yen},  {pine},  {languish}] 
  3:  be  the  source  of  pain  [syn:  {smart},  {hurt}] 




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