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  • proper noun A guerilla movement in Oman, ca. 1970 CE.


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From Arabic.


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  • But Adoo was accustomed to posting himself in the gateway.

    Water Sleeps

  • "Good morning, Adoo," I said as the gateman swung the wrought iron open for me.

    Water Sleeps

  • More, Adoo knew the general neighborhood where I lived.

    Water Sleeps

  • Good old One-Eye had sent our last two men, the barely competent Pooch and Spiff, to assassinate Adoo the gateman because Murgen had been able to determine that it had been he who had caused all the excitement at the library.

    Water Sleeps

  • "Good morning, Adoo," I murmured distractedly as the gateman admitted me to the library grounds.

    Water Sleeps

  • Dick through the body; slops me over the pate a good un; and steals away down the hill, waving his hand and crying -- 'Adoo! adoo! adoo! remember me!'

    The Gentleman A Romance of the Sea

  • [Footnote: Ground squirrel] And she lay still till the _Adoo-doo-dech_

    Algonquin Legends of New England

  • Adoo says he'd rather be able to play an instrument again than walk.

    Evening Standard - Home

  • Clarence Adoo, for example, who used to play trumpet with

    Evening Standard - Home

  • On the morning of July 19, the Adoo launched a carefully planned attack to capture the small market town of Mirbat on the Arabian Sea. - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph


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