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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Lad  \Lad\,  n.  [OE.  ladde,  of  Celtic  origin;  cf  W.  llawd  Ir 
  lath.  [root]123.  Cf  {Lass}.] 
  1.  A  boy;  a  youth;  a  stripling.  ``Cupid  is  a  knavish  lad.'' 
  --Shak. 
 
  There  is  a  lad  here  which  hath  five  barley  loaves 
  and  two  small  fishes.  --John  vi  9. 
 
  2.  A  companion;  a  comrade;  a  mate. 
 
  {Lad's  love}.  (Bot.)  See  {Boy's  love},  under  {Boy}. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Lad  \Lad\,  obs. 
  p.  p.  of  {Lead},  to  guide.  --Chaucer. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  lad 
  n  1:  a  boy  or  man;  "that  chap  is  your  host";  "there's  a  fellow  at 
  the  door";  "he's  a  likable  cuss"  [syn:  {chap},  {fellow}, 
  {gent},  {fella},  {blighter},  {cuss}] 
  2:  a  male  child  (a  familiar  term  of  address  to  a  boy)  [syn:  {cub}, 
  {laddie},  {sonny},  {sonny  boy}] 




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