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Jo is a Scottish term for sweetheart.
An example of a jo is a reference to a dear friend in a Robert Burns poem.
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Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio.
noun pl. joes
Scot. a sweetheart
Origin: var. of joy
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noun pl. joes joes Scots
Origin: Alteration of joy.
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