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deary

(ˈdɪərɪ) or

dearie

npl dearies
1. informal a term of affection: now often sarcastic or facetious
2. deary me! dearie me! an exclamation of surprise or dismay
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.deary - a special loved onedeary - a special loved one      
lover - a person who loves someone or is loved by someone
chosen - one who is the object of choice; who is given preference; "she was Mama's chosen"
macushla - (an Irish term of address expressing affection) darling
mollycoddle - a pampered darling; an effeminate man
teacher's pet - the teacher's favorite student
References in classic literature ?
She only said, "Thank you, deary," but something in her face made the girls change the subject, and talk as cheerfully as they could about Mr.
You must 'a' laid all over the breedge, deary," said Mrs.
If there's slaves in them parts where you're a-going, I'll be bound to you for one, and happy, but doen't ye leave me behind, Dan'l, that's a deary dear
I know how 'tis; I know you think that I am lone and lorn; but, deary love, 'tan't so no more
Dear, deary me," cried my mother, "what a disgrace upon the house
So he said, leaving his hand in mine, "I'm afraid, my deary, that I must have shocked you by all the wicked things I've been sayin' about the dead, and such like, for weeks past, but I didn't mean them, and I want ye to remember that when I'm gone.
I fancy you will like it, deary," answered Aunt Peace, looking up with a smile from some pretty trifle she was making with blue silk and white muslin.
To Venue Cymru, Llandudno - with author Terry Deary, inset, as the voice of Zeus
Professor Ian Deary, of Edinburgh University, said: "We have found a link between smoking and having thinner brain grey matter in some regions.
and his wife Patricia Deary of Kensington, NH, Kenneth J.
A NEW book by local writer Terry Deary offers lots more horrible stories for us, with his revelation of the murky goings-on that took place during a so-called golden age.
Nor-Cal Beverage and their team have been family friends for over 40 years and we are committed to continuing Nor-Cal Beverage Company's strong business practices and building on the legacy founded by the Deary family.