Synonyms for aye

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Aye, but before I do so, let me read again the last of my Ballads.

Aye, lad, and the plain things are always the hardest things to do.

"Aye, lads, it was that," said a deep voice from behind Alleyne's shoulder.

"Aye, it is the steel head-piece of the watchman," remarked the archer.

Aye, but it's that wee bit that makes all the difference, Mr. Cairnduff!

Aye, here was this gentleman; he thought that name would be among 'em.

Aye, you have your pride, but I'm wondering would you rather have that than Eleanor?

Aye, but Bellarmine is the genteeler, and the finer man; yes, that he must be allowed.

Aye, but I'm used to that kind of business; but here we are at the top.

Aye, you cannot come up to it; do what you will you never will come up to it.

WORD ORIGIN

"assent," 1570s, of unknown origin, perhaps a variant of I, meaning "I assent;" or an alteration of Middle English yai "yes" (see yea), or from aye (adv.) "always, ever."

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