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  1. brought over.
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  1. back order.
  2. box office.
  3. branch office.
  4. broker's order.
  5. buyer's option.
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  1. Board of Ordnance.
  2. Informal. body odor.
  3. Theater. box office.
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  • After the first double-barrelled "bo' jou', bo' jou'," they paid no further attention to me.

    The Forest

    Stewart Edward White

  • I'm sure he thought of me as Jim for short; so I called him Bo.

    Mixed Faces

    Roy Norton

  • Fought so hard that they had to give us a chance, Bo and me.

    Mixed Faces

    Roy Norton

  • He would have made as good an auctioneer as his father; a better could not bo.

    The English Spy

    Bernard Blackmantle

  • Bo couldn't dispute that, but he demurred as to going in there to shoot them.

British Dictionary definitions for bo



  1. an exclamation uttered to startle or surprise someone, esp a child in a game
  2. slang an exclamation of encouragement or an expression of enthusiasm
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the internet domain name for
  1. Bolivia
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abbreviation for
  1. informal body odour
  2. box office
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abbreviation for
  1. accounting brought over
  2. buyer's option
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abbreviation for
  1. back order
  2. branch office
  3. broker's order
  4. buyer's option
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Word Origin and History for bo



abbreviation of body odor, by c.1950; an advertisers' invention.

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