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very old (used especially to indicate the age of whiskey or brandy, usually 6 to 8 years old). Unabridged
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  • Captain 'Oshspur—sir, let me tell you this von't do no longer.

  • "I hope you von't mind haffin' it so early," she apologized.

    Time and Time Again Henry Beam Piper
  • Like Dante, vo significando: I am a drain-pipe for her spirit.

    Rest Harrow Maurice Hewlett
  • Oof der machine hits der eart' so hardt as vat I t'ink, it von't be vort' nodding, nor der t'ieves neider.

    Motor Matt's Air Ship Stanley R. Matthews
  • I von't be easy in my mindt ondil I know dot you und Ferral own der Hawk.

    Motor Matt's Hard Luck Stanley R. Matthews
  • Again, Michael Angelo writes: "Sto sempesolo, vo poco attorno e non parlo a persona e massino di fiorentini."

    Renaissance in Italy Vol. 3 John Addington Symonds
  • "So—vo—lofski, the heroic Pole," cried Madame Beavor, with sundry misgivings at the unexpected cowardice of so great a patriot.

    Night and Morning, Complete Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  • I von't listen to statements affectin' the characters of absent parties.'

    Auriol W. Harrison Ainsworth
  • It is best, therefore, to assume for vo and Vi values which experiment has shown to be most advantageous.

  • E se pur me la niega iniqua sorte, Io no vo' su tornar, ma chieggio morte!

British Dictionary definitions for vo


very old: used to imply that a brandy or whisky is old; now often extended to port and other dessert wines
Royal Victorian Order


Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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