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[mass noun] Galvanized iron.
- ‘Stewart's pigeon house almost succumbed under a drift six feet high, and half the pigeons escaped where the weight of sand forced an opening in the galvo.’
- ‘And I've had to promise to replace the wrecked plastic dustbins with a couple of strong galvo ones.’
- ‘From verandah sculptures made of galvo to ceramic teapots you never know what you'll find at KI Artworks.’
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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.