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wo

[woh]Archaic.
noun, plural wos, interjection
  1. woe.
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WO

or W.O.

  1. wait order.
  2. War Office.
  3. Warrant Officer.
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w/o

  1. without.
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  • Miss Avice won't be down, sir, and I'm to fetch her up a pot of coffee, sir.

    The Spenders

    Harry Leon Wilson

  • I can show you people all right that won't ask to see your union card.

    The Spenders

    Harry Leon Wilson

  • Then they won't always be askin' who your pa was—they'll be wantin' to know who you are, by Gripes!

    The Spenders

    Harry Leon Wilson

  • People can talk all they want to about your bein' just a dub—I won't believe 'em.

    The Spenders

    Harry Leon Wilson

  • "He can't be at home, or else he won't come," thought the visitor.

    Brave and Bold

    Horatio Alger


British Dictionary definitions for wo

wo

noun plural wos
  1. an archaic spelling of woe
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WO

abbreviation for
  1. War Office
  2. Warrant Officer
  3. wireless operator
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w/o

abbreviation for
  1. without
  2. written off
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