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divo

/ˈdiːvəʊ/
noun (pl) -vos, -vi (Italian) (-vi)
1.
a highly distinguished male singer
Word Origin
C21: Italian, masculine form of diva
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  • I didn't see him; Mrs. Milray is not he'a; they ah' divo'ced.

    Ragged Lady, Complete William Dean Howells
  • Lordy, well, the deed's done—an' I reckon he'll threaten to divo'ce me when he sees it—till he reads the inscription.

  • divo Pan is the divo who makes all the music that you hear out of doors,—the music of the wind and the water and the bird-songs.

    My Friend Prospero Henry Harland
  • A church dedicated divo Josaphat in Palermo is probably not the only one of its kind.

  • But the musician with the harp was really divo Apollone himself; disguised.

    My Friend Prospero Henry Harland
  • "divo—Pan," said Annunziata, dividing the word in two, and always with an air of excessive caution.

    My Friend Prospero Henry Harland
  • If a justice of the peace can marry a couple, it's plain that he is bound to be able to divo'ce 'em.

    Whirligigs O. Henry
  • divo varham arusham kapardinaṁ tveshaṁ rpaṁ namas ni hvaymahe; Ṛigv.

    Zoological Mythology (Volume II) Angelo de Gubernatis
  • "There's others wanted a divo'ce," said Ariela, speaking to the wooden stool.

    Whirligigs O. Henry
  • Every time me an' Lily gits a divo'ce ol' man Hard Luck camps on my trail.

    Lady Luck Hugh Wiley

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