A*do" (#), (1) v. inf., (2) n. [OE. at do, northern form for to do. Cf. Affair.]
To do; in doing; as, there is nothing.
"What is here ado
Doing; trouble; difficulty; troublesome business; fuss; bustle; as, to make a great ado about trifles.
With much ado, he partly kept awake.
Let's follow to see the end of this ado.
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