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grammar - What does "o" stand for in 9 o'clock? - English Language ...

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Apr 12, 2014 ... Why we use "o" in timing, say 9 o'clock. ... "Basic questions on spelling, meaning or pronunciation are off-topic as they should be answered ...

O'clock | Definition of O'clock by Merriam-Webster

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Define o'clock: according to the clock — o'clock in a sentence.

o'clock: what does the o' stand for? | WordReference Forums

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To clarify, the OED shows the oldest version as being of the clock which was " shortened subsequently to" of clock, a clock (also now obsolete), ...

O'clock - definition of o'clock by The Free Dictionary

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Of or according to the clock: three o'clock. 2. According to an imaginary clock dial with the observer at the center and 12 o'clock considered as straight ahead in ...

Why We Say "O'Clock" - Today I Found Out

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Mar 21, 2014 ... The practice of saying “o'clock” is simply a remnant of simpler times when ... do a similar slurring in the names of many things such as “Will-o'-the wisp” ... If you've ever wondered what a.m. and p.m. stand for, wonder no more: ...

O'clock « Pain in the English

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Sep 28, 2005 ... What does the “o'” in “o'clockstand for? I've heard it means “of the”, but that sounds odd. “I'll meet you at two of the clock”. Perhaps it means ...

O'clock | Define O'clock at Dictionary.com

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O'clock definition, of, by, or according to the clock (used in specifying the hour ... Johnson did not arrive at Mayfield till 4.0 o'clock, then he instantly made his way ...

O'clock definition and meaning | Collins English Dictionary

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You use o'clock after numbers from one to twelve to say what time it is. For example, if you say that it is 9 o'clock, you mean that it is nine hours after midnight or ...

Why We Say “O'Clock” - Gizmodo

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Nov 7, 2014 ... The practice of saying "o'clock" is simply a remnant of simpler times when ... to do a similar slurring in the names of many things such as "Will-o'-the wisp" ... wonder no more: a.m. stands for "ante meridiem," which is Latin for ...