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Fo

[foh; for 2 also Italian faw] /foʊ; for 2 also Italian fɔ/
noun
1.
Chinese. Buddha (def 1).
2.
Dario [dah-ryaw] /ˈdɑ ryɔ/ (Show IPA), born 1926, Italian playwright and theater director: Nobel Prize 1997.

fo.

1.

F.O.

1.
field officer.
2.
foreign office.
3.
Military. forward observer.
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  • Then she added, in a lower tone, "'Kuse me Fo' throwin' mud on yo' coat."

    The Little Colonel Annie Fellows Johnston
  • You're a coward and a—a Fo—ol—and you owe us as much as—a—a dollar.

    Pee-wee Harris Percy Keese Fitzhugh
  • Been so long since I rode into 'at ring I Fo'get what it feels like to win a race!

    Old Man Curry

    Charles E. (Charles Emmett) Van Loan
  • That's the kind of voice to make a Fo'mast hand step lively!

    The Depot Master Joseph C. Lincoln
  • The Fo'mast hands wa'n't talkin' of nothin' else, so this feller said.

    The Depot Master Joseph C. Lincoln
  • Fo'mast hands used to call 'em the old man's 'homeward-bounders.'

    Fair Harbor

    Joseph Crosby Lincoln
  • And us men—most of us, anyhow—have been Fo'mast hands ever since.

    Cap'n Dan's Daughter Joseph C. Lincoln
  • A Fo'mast hand always says 'Aye, aye, sir,' when his off'cer speaks to him.

    Cap'n Eri Joseph Crosby Lincoln
British Dictionary definitions for Fo

fo

abbreviation
1.
Faeroe Islands

Fo

/fəʊ/
noun
1.
Dario (ˈdærɪəʊ). born 1926, Italian playwright and actor. His plays include The Accidental Death of an Anarchist (1970), Trumpets and Raspberries (1984), and The Tricks of the Trade (1991): Nobel prize for literature 1997

FO

abbreviation
1.
(army) Field Officer
2.
(air force) Flying Officer
3.
Foreign Office
4.
Faeroe Islands (international car registration)
Word Origin
(for sense 4) from Faeroese Fōroyar

fo.

abbreviation
1.
folio
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