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Definition of Lad


  1. p. p. of Lead, to guide.
  2. A boy; a youth; a stripling.
  3. A companion; a comrade; a mate.

Lad Quotations

When I was a lad in my 20s, as carefree and debonair as any other underpaid newspaperman, I happened to be a golfer who could flirt with par fairly often, and I was adventurous enough in those days to play any known or unknown thief who showed up at Goat Hills for whatever amount he fancied.
Dan Jenkins

A good heart will help you to a bonny face, my lad and a bad one will turn the bonniest into something worse than ugly.
Emily Bronte

Young blood must have its course, lad, and every dog its day.
Charles Kingsley

Everyone knows the beautiful story of Abraham and the sacrifice of Isaac. How this noble father led his child to the slaughter; how Isaac meekly submitted; how the farce went on till the lad was bound and laid on the altar, and how God then stopped the murder, and blessed the intending murderer for his willingness to commit the crime.
Annie Besant

They're cheering a young lad, the champion playboy of the Western World.
John Millington Synge
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Lad Translations

lad in Latin is adulescens
lad in Norwegian is gutt
lad in Swedish is gosse, pojke, yngling
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