Word:

A-

1.A, as a prefix to English words, is derived from various sources. (1) It frequently signifies on or in (from an, a forms of AS. on), denoting a state, as in afoot, on foot, abed, amiss, asleep, aground, aloft, away (AS. onweg), and analogically, ablaze, atremble, etc. (2) AS. of off, from, as in adown (AS. ofdūne off the dun or hill). (3) AS. ā- (Goth. us-, ur-, Ger. er-), usually giving an intensive force, and sometimes the sense of away, on, back, as in arise, abide, ago. (4) Old English y- or i- (corrupted from the AS. inseparable particle ge-, cognate with OHG. ga-, gi-, Goth. ga-), which, as a prefix, made no essential addition to the meaning, as in aware. (5) French à (L. ad to), as in abase, achieve. (6) L. a, ab, abs, from, as in avert. (7) Greek insep. prefix abyss, atheist; akin to E. un-.
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A true bill
A verbis legis non est recedendum
A vinculo matrimonii
A Visit from St. Nicholas
A wet blanket
A wheel within a wheel
A whited sepulcher
A wild goose chase
A world to see
A year's mind
a zillion
A#
A&B
A'man
A'UM
A* search
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A-0
A-3
A-bomb
A-COPS
A-horizon
A-LAN
A-language
A-law
A-Life
A-list
A-mornings
a-ok
a-okay
A-one
A-sea
A-team
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