ha-ha

[ hah-hah, hah-hah ]SEE DEFINITION OF ha-ha
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This was done, and that portion of the wall is called the 'Ha-ha!'

Harold leaped from the edge of the ha-ha where he had been sitting and held up his hand.

Ha-ha is the name of the province in which Mogador is situated; it is also the name of the tribe.

For some minutes they thus remained, looking down into the ha-ha.

Oh, Bernard, I should so like to see you rolled down into the bottom of the ha-ha.

Who were to dispose themselves within the ha-ha, and who without?

A figure sprang from the caldron, alighting on the board with a loud "ha-ha."

What is that in the meadow, creeping along beneath the ha-ha, Katherine?

Then a general "ha-ha" rose from the rebel pickets, and good nature was restored.

But unluckily that iron gate, that ha-ha, give me a feeling of restraint and hardship. '

WORD ORIGIN

also haha, used of laughter since ancient times; cf. Old English ha ha, Greek ha ha, Latin hahae. A different attempt at representation is in py-hy (1580s).

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