wo

[woh]Archaic.

WO

or W.O.

  1. wait order.
  2. War Office.
  3. Warrant Officer.

w/o

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Historical Examples of wo

  • 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

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

    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

  • "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

WO

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

w/o

abbreviation for
  1. without
  2. written off
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