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wo

[woh]Archaic.
noun, plural wos, interjection
  1. woe.
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Examples from the Web for wos

Historical Examples

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

    Life And Adventures Of Martin Chuzzlewit

    Charles Dickens

  • 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
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WO

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