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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

Science, my lad, is made up of mistakes, but they are mistakes which it is useful to make, because they lead little by little to the truth.
Jules Verne

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

The troubles of our proud and angry dust are from eternity, and shall not fail. Bear them we can, and if we can we must. Shoulder the sky, my lad, and drink your ale.
A. E. Housman

Being a lad is what I'm about.
Liam Gallagher

Old age is a special problem for me because I've never been able to shed the mental image I have of myself - a lad of about 19.
E. B. White
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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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