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  • n. Plural form of avo.


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  • This week, Rejoice and I spent a good chunk of time in the work bakkie driving back and forth between Kodumela, the drop in centers, and Ofcolaco a small area with a dairy, butchery, store, post office, hardware store, petrol station and fruit and vegetable sellers who sell bags of big avos for 7 rand!

    Wood Fires

  • There are some avos that fit a fig-like description, with black, shiny skin.

    Setas y Hongos

  • Ne quis miretur qui sim, paucis eloquar ego Lar sum familiaris ex hac familia unde exeuntem me aspexistis. hanc domum iam multos annos est cum possideo et colo patri avoque iam huius qui nunc hic habet sed mi avos huius obsecrans concredidit thensaurum auri clam omnis. in medio foco defodit, venerans me ut id servarem sibi.

    Amphitryo, Asinaria, Aulularia, Bacchides, Captivi Amphitryon, The Comedy of Asses, The Pot of Gold, The Two Bacchises, The Captives

  • But Vanka was wedded to the true Russian principle, and proceeded in his headlong course _na avos_ (on chance).

    Russian Rambles

  • Having won temporary respite by his well-acted anguish, he was ready to proceed again on the national plan of _avos_ which may be vulgarly rendered into English by "running for luck."

    Russian Rambles

  • ** In desperation he accepts the conditions and puts off the evil day -- consoling himself with the reflection that perhaps (avos ') something may turn up in the meantime -- but when the time comes for fulfilling his engagements the dilemma revives.


  • An expert genealogist will provide any solvent man with a _genus et pro avos_ to order.

    The Complete Poetical Works of James Russell Lowell

  • The space beneath several of the stately avos is blanketed with orange-blooming Clivia from late winter into spring.

    Fore, right!

  • Notables among the rest: don't forget to get your avos in early to ripen and the expensive stuff peaches and nectarines that are not eating great.

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  • In fact, Thais like our avos so much that Sunshine Coast-based grower cooperative Sunfresh exported 400 tonnes of the fruit to Thailand last year. The Sunshine Coast Daily


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