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Synonyms for lad

Synonyms for lad

a male child (a familiar term of address to a boy)

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And how many brisk lads drying in the sun at Execution Dock?
The lad listened sulkily to her and made no answer.
As soon as she was gone the lad took the pin out of his master's coat, who instantly awoke.
I am Richard Partington, page to Her Majesty, Queen Eleanor," answered the lad with dignity; and again the sound of his voice troubled Robin sorely.
Still smiling, the lad crossed the room and stood before the Russ.
Nay, my lad, my lad, thee wouldstna go away an' break thy mother's heart, an' leave thy feyther to ruin.
I saw the hills in the Hampshire grants, the highlands of the river, and all that God had done, or man could do, far as eye could reach—you know that the Indians named me for my sight, lad ; and from the flat on the top of that mountain, I have often found the place where Albany stands.
As the lad stood in a dubious attitude, Durbeyfield put his hand in his pocket, and produced a shilling, one of the chronically few that he possessed.
Now, lad," said he, "tell us thy troubles, and speak freely.
The tall lad, standing in the porch, turned his bleared eyes from the publican to the smith and back again as if considering whom he ought to fight now.
Before she could run, however, the tallest lad stepped out of the line, saying pleasantly
Why, man, I first loosed string in battle when I was but a lad, younger by two years than you, at Neville's Cross, under the Lord Mowbray.
Immediately they paired off, lad and lassie, and started down the sandy road.
After waiting some minutes, a lad appeared and touched his hat.
Indeed, I am sorry to say there was too much reason for this conjecture; the lad having from his earliest years discovered a propensity to many vices, and especially to one which hath as direct a tendency as any other to that fate which we have just now observed to have been prophetically denounced against him: he had been already convicted of three robberies, viz.