from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Fo, Dario Born 1926. Italian playwright noted for his socially topical, satirical works, including Accidental Death of an Anarchist (1970) and Trumpets and Raspberries (1981). He won the Nobel Prize for literature in 1997.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The Chinese name of Buddha.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An obsolete spelling of foe.
- n. Same as Foh.
- n. In Chinese decorative art, a dog-like animal represented in carvings, porcelains, etc., considered as the guardian of the Buddhist temples, and called by this name in Europe and America when occurring in Oriental art and decoration. Also called the Dog Fo and the Dog of Fo.
- n. An abbreviation of free on board, used in executing contracts of sale, and indicating that delivery on the vessel or other conveyance of a carrier is to be without expense to the buyer.
- n. An abbreviation of folio.
- An abbreviation of free on rail: compare F. O. B.
- n. An abbreviation of free on truck.
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- n. an officer holding the rank of major or lieutenant colonel or colonel
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