1. (rare) plural form of o, the name of the letter O.
    • Alfred Tennyson
      Mouthing out his hollow oes and aes, / Deep-chested music.
    • Francis Bacon
      The Colours, that shew best by Candlelight, are; White, Carnation, and a Kinde of Sea-Water-Greene; And Oes, or Spangs, as they are of no great Cost, so they are of most Glory.

Proper noun
  1. (linguistics) Abbreviation of Old East Slavic#English|Old East Slavic.

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