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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

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

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
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Lad Translations

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