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alko

alco

/ (ˈælkəʊ) /
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noun plural alkos or alcos

Australian slang a heavy drinker or alcoholic

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Example sentences from the Web for alko

  • The pianist plays The camels are coming, and Mahmoud el Ibrahim, who has been badly jehad, is placed as an alko ran.

  • Alko feels this very much and complains to her father, who tells him that he too in his youth lost his love in a similar way.

    Why we should read|S. P. B. Mais
  • Zemphra, the girl, after bearing a son to Alko, gets tired of him and falls in love with another gipsy.

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