lackaday

lack·a·day

 (lăk′ə-dā′)
interj. Archaic
Used to express regret or disapproval.

[Alteration of alack the day.]

lackaday

(ˈlækəˌdeɪ)
interj
archaic another word for alas
[C17: from alack the day]

lack•a•day

(ˈlæk əˌdeɪ)

interj. Archaic.
(used as an expression of regret, sorrow, or disapproval)
[1685–95; alter. of alack the day]
References in classic literature ?
When the captain heard these words he cried out in amazement, "Lackaday! and what is the world coming to?
There was some heathenish, coffin-colored old lumber aboard, which, upon a long previous voyage, had been cut from the aboriginal groves of the Lackaday islands, and from these dark planks the coffin was recommended to be made.
I have been living on in a thirtover, lackaday way, and have not seen what it may lead to!
My father, however, is a proud man, a gallant knight and tried soldier of the oldest blood, to whom this man's churlish birth and low descent Oh, lackaday! I had forgot that he was of the same strain as yourself."
North Colin Russell Lackaday (2.15 Catterick, nap) Ran a sound race when third at this course last time on ground faster than ideal.
CATTERICK: 3.30 Windforpower (won off 68 down 6lb to 62); Lackaday (7lb); Extrasolar (10lb); Meshardal (20lb); 5.45 Minty Jones (4lb); Under Approval (4lb); Sir Geoffrey (7lb); Hit The Lights (11lb).
Lackaday is the one to be on as he switches back up to six furlongs in the totepool We Love Winners Handicap.
MAJOR BET INSIDE TRACK SOFT LOVE 5.35 CRYSTAL QUARTZ LACKADAY (NB) 6.10 HARRY HURRICANE LITTLE CHOOSEY 6.40 LITTLE CHOOSEY ROYAL BAJAN (NAP) 7.10 ROYAL BAJAN BREAKHEART 7.40 BARYE MASTER OF SONG 8.10 MILLY'S SECRET TRACKFACTS CHELMSFORD CITY: Left-Handed polytrack all-weather course.
| LACKADAY (6.10) can get that winning feeling back as he returns to his optimum trip of six furlongs at Chelmsford.
Lackaday is the one to be on as he ackaday switches back up to six furlongs in the totepool We Love Winners ove handicap.
CHELMSFORD: 5.35 Soft Love, 6.10 Lackaday, 6.40 Littlecote Lady, 7.10 ROYAL BAJAN (NAP), 7.40 Breakheart, 8.10 Master Of Song.
THE MAIL'S TOP TIPS BRIGHTON 2.10 Indian Tinker 2.40 Lackaday 3.10 Alexi 3.40 Stybba 4.10 Indian Scout 4.40 Comanchero 5.10 Tidal Beauty 5.40 Benidorm UTTOXETER 2.00 Sinndar's Man 2.30 Battle Born 3.00 Ballyvoneen 3.30 Carningli 4.00 Straits Of Messina 4.30 Kodicil 5.00 Johns Luck WINCANTON 2.20 Jaja De Jau 2.50 Spoil Me 3.20 Meetings Man 3.50 Al Alfa 4.20 Titch Strider 4.50 Milord WOLVERHAMPTON 5.30 Frognal Bear 6.00 Don Sigfredo 6.30 Rochelle 7.00 Doc Charm 7.30 Ifwecan 8.00 Silver Rainbow 8.30 Dark Days