wo

[woh]Archaic.
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Examples from the Web for wos

Historical Examples of wos

  • If they wos made accordin' to our wishes, they would be easy paid.'

  • And which it is to be took into account that if it wos, it wouldn't, even then, be all o' one side.

    A Tale of Two Cities

    Charles Dickens

  • It wos rainin' pitchforks, as y'might say, and I raced on through the rain for an hour or so.

    The Opal Serpent

    Fergus Hume

  • W'en I wos a-lookin' at it at night, I sawr 'er a-lookin' at it, and she grabbed it.

    The Opal Serpent

    Fergus Hume

  • But there wos a brat all rags and dirty face and sauce as I was when you saw me fust.

    The Opal Serpent

    Fergus Hume


British Dictionary definitions for wos

wo

noun plural wos
  1. an archaic spelling of woe

WO

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