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  • noun Plural form of oh.


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  • I once got a round of "ohs" from the Central Park Birders when the Long Eared Owl we had been silently watching wake and go through its daily ablutions suddenly took flight a full ten minutes earlier than the night before! and literally skimmed the hair on my head with its claws/talons before it swooped over the Bow Bridge and disappeared into the Ramble.

    The Mountain, Some Feathers, Strong Looking and Swoops

  • Christian encounters Malice! oh its heart warming, or would be if i didn't keep my heart in a glass jar on the shelf. all these little "ohs" are littering my day today- its like i keep being surprised by something.

    mordicai: crown me king!

  • "The very devil would be in it in that case," said Sancho; and letting off thirty "ohs," and sixty sighs, and a hundred and twenty maledictions and execrations on whomsoever it was that had brought him there, he raised himself, stopping half – way bent like a

    Don Quixote

  • There were many "ohs" and "ahs" as I taxied in and parked my wounded bird, and we found on looking at her on the ground that I had taken several small hits along with the big one.

    Thud Ridge

  • Then, as William gazed and gazed, his eyes aching with the dazzling lights, there was a movement in the surging crowd, a murmur of "ohs" and "ahs."

    English Literature for Boys and Girls

  • The rest of the gifts were distributed without accident, and then by common consent a great unwrapping began, accompanied by rapturous "ohs," and plenty of "thank yous."

    Grace Harlowe's Third Year at Overton College

  • The sobs grew longer, less hysterical: changed into long "ohs" of misery; died away.

    Once Aboard the Lugger

  • Jimbo kept silence mostly, his instinct ever being to conceal his ignorance; but Monkey talked fifteen to the dozen, filling the pauses with long 'ohs' and bursts of laughter and impudent observations.

    A Prisoner in Fairyland

  • Getting through with her "ohs" Anne cast herself into Marilla's arms and rapturously kissed her sallow cheek.

    Anne of Green Gables

  • These "ohs" were caused by Augustus having got so beside himself that he actually bent down and kissed my shoulder!

    The Reflections of Ambrosine A Novel


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