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- (in the Morse system) another term for dot
- ‘It's one thing to read a bunch of dits and dahs on paper, but it's much harder to decipher the sounds.’
- ‘As a ham radio operator, however, ‘I can still sit down in front of the radio and translate the dits and dots almost as fast as I ever did.’’
Second World War: imitative.
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.