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jo

or joe

[joh] /dʒoʊ/
noun, plural joes. Scot.
1.
beloved one; darling; sweetheart.
Origin of jo
1520-1530
1520-30; variant of joy

Jo

[joh] /dʒoʊ/
noun
1.
a female given name, form of Josephine.
2.
a male given name, form of Joseph.
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  • There was no attempt on the part of any of the boys to stop to pick up jo or to see how badly hurt he was.

  • Asked how he knew that an elephant was going on a journey, the illustrious jo.

    The Devil's Dictionary Ambrose Bierce
  • jo Ann took some of the flowers from her bouquet and offered one to each of them.

    The Mystery of Carlitos Helen Randolph
  • "My jo Janet does like to bide a wee," muttered he, half aloud.

    Roland Cashel Charles James Lever
  • “What on earth——” she began, then saw what jo Ann was holding in her hand.

    The Mystery of Carlitos Helen Randolph
British Dictionary definitions for jo

jo1

/dʒəʊ/
noun (pl) joes
1.
a Scot word for sweetheart
Word Origin
C16: alteration of joy

jo2

abbreviation
1.
Jordan
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Word Origin and History for jo

Scottish form of joy, attested from 1520s as a term of endearment.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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jo in Technology

networking
The country code for Jordan.
(1999-01-27)

The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010 http://foldoc.org
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