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n. pl. bos
A long staff, used as a weapon in martial arts.
[Japanese bō, stick, bo, from Middle Chinese baı̷wŋ', stick (also the source of Mandarin bàng), from Old Chinese *brôŋʔ, perhaps of Tai origin and akin to Thai phlɔɔŋ, club, cudgel (if the Tai word is not itself of Sinitic origin).]
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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
the internet domain name for
(Computer Science) Bolivia
1. informal body odour
2. (Theatre) box office
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1. back order.
2. body odor.
3. box office.
4. branch office.
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