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kos (koʊs Pronunciation for )

Definitions

noun

Word forms:   plural kos
  1. in India, a unit of linear measure varying from 1.5 to 3 miles

Word Origin

Hindi < Sans krósa-, lit., a shout (hence, lit., shouting distance) < IE * korau57457- < base * ker- > L corvus, raven1

Kos (kɑs Pronunciation for kɔs Pronunciation for )

Definitions

  1. Greek island in the Dodecanese, off the SW coast of Turkey: c. 111 sq mi (287 sq km)

KO (ˈkeɪˈoʊ Pronunciation for )

Definitions

(US, slang)

transitive verb

Word forms:  KO'd,  KO'ing
  1. (boxing) to knock out

noun

Word forms:   plural KO's
  1. (boxing) a knockout
(Also ) K.O., k.o.

Word Origin

k(nock) o(ut)

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