B. O.

B.O.

1.
Board of Ordnance.
2.
Informal. body odor.
3.
Theater. box office.
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b.o.
 
abbreviation for
1.  back order
2.  branch office
3.  broker's order
4.  buyer's option

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b.o.
abbreviation of body odor, by c.1950; an advertisers' invention.
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