Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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He just looked calm, and as grandpa went right on talkin', it would have been interruptin' if my pa did say anything.

Mitch MillerEdgar Lee Masters

Here, she quite forgot that it was Pa's turn to make the responses, and clung to his neck.

Our Mutual FriendCharles Dickens

Pa'dners is pa'dners, an'—me an' yo'—somehow—I cain't jes' say it—but—anyways—Why!

Connie Morgan in AlaskaJames B. Hendryx

I shall be back by a reasonable hour, Pa,—and so will you, I should hope.

Well, I shall have to go and get that vaseline or Pa's legs will suffer.

Charley says I 'm to go with him, pa; he 's about to try Smasher as a leader, and wants me, if anything goes wrong.

Roland CashelCharles James Lever

Sar-da-na-pa-lus: pronounce it with the accent on pa, and not on ap.

"Your pa and Dennis have gone squirrel hunting," she said, as she tied the strings in a neat bow beneath her chin.

My ma and my pa and my brothers and sisters besides me was all in the crowd; and we all got to Natchez.

Slave Narratives: Arkansas NarrativesWork Projects Administration

If yo' pa was 'live, he'd turn them out bag an' baggage befo' sundown.

WORDS RELATED TO PA

Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.