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also o.b.o., abbreviation of or best offer, by 1969.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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  • Some enormous and majestic firs encircling the obo, sheltered it with a magnificent dome of verdure.

  • All the tops of the ridges of the Tarbagatai are thickly dotted with the obo of rocks and branches.

    Beasts, Men and Gods Ferdinand Ossendowski
  • "Those are the obo, the sacred signs and altars for the bad demons watching this pass," explained the guide.

    Beasts, Men and Gods Ferdinand Ossendowski
  • The way in which obo assaulted his father, on whose visage mild benignity was enthroned, would have surprised you.

    Black Ivory R.M. Ballantyne
  • These obo are the Lamaite sacred signs set up at dangerous places, the altars to the bad demons, rulers of these places.

    Beasts, Men and Gods Ferdinand Ossendowski
  • In pursuance of this plan he set off from the hospital in company with Kambira, followed at a short distance by Azinté and obo.

    Black Ivory R.M. Ballantyne
  • Yoosoof knew that if Kambira was to be got to market alive, obo must go along with him.

    Black Ivory R.M. Ballantyne
Related Abbreviations for obo


or best offer
order book official
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