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1. Officer Commanding
2. Old Catholic


abbreviation for
1. (Military) Officer Commanding
2. Officer of the Order of Canada


var. of ob- (by assimilation) before c: occident.




or oc.,



in the work cited.
[< Latin opere citātō]


N ABBR =Officer Commandingjefe m


n abbr of Officer Commanding (Mil) → Oberbefehlshaber(in) m(f); who’s OC paper supply in the office? (inf)wer ist hier im Büro der Papierhengst? (inf)
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"Nobody has ever missed a match through an ingrowing toenail, " he says.
"I think I have an ingrowing toenail. I'll wait until the end of the season to have it looked at as I don't know what the future holds.
But the Guv'nor has been struggling recently with an infection after surgery for an ingrowing toenail and now Cameron, who recently celebrated his 100th league start for Wolves, plans to call the shots.
One likely change in two days' time is the recall of Paul Ince, as long as the midfielder and skipper proves his recovery from an abscess and ingrowing toenail problem.
Chances are, though, the big baby will cancel the next date because he's tired or has an ingrowing toenail.
The patient says, ``Give me the bad news first, doc,'' to which the medic replies, ``Unfortunately, Mr Jones, your routine operation to remove an ingrowing toenail developed major complications and we have been forced to amputate both your legs.'' Mr Jones, understandably upset, breaks down and weeps, ``What is the good news then?'' to which the doctor points to the adjacent bed and says, ``You see the man in that bed.
Chris Baldwin was out with an ingrowing toenail and Carl Thywissen is still on the sidelines with the Norwegian version of chocolate-itis Joe Robertson was nowhere to be seen and it transpires that a combination of a flat tyre and no baby sitter had robbed us of his services.
If you start to lose sensation in your feet, it is difficult to tell when you have an ingrowing toenail or a small cut.
But the real problem of the NHS isn't the waiting list for ingrowing toenail ops and the like but the appalling mess of casualty departments.
I've got an ingrowing toenail and it's really hurting me.
Dear Dr Miriam g y e I've got an ingrowing toenail and it's really hurting me.