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smoko

or smoke-oh

[smoh-koh] /ˈsmoʊ koʊ/
noun, plural smokos. Australia and New Zealand Informal.
1.
a rest period during work.
2.
an informal evening entertainment, especially for males.
Origin of smoko
1895-1900
First recorded in 1895-1900; smoke + -o
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British Dictionary definitions for smoko

smoko

/ˈsməʊkəʊ/
noun (Austral & NZ, informal) (pl) -kos, -hos
1.
a short break from work for tea, a cigarette, etc
2.
a refreshment taken during this break
Word Origin
C19: from smoke + -o
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