I O U

Definitions

  • I.O.U
    I.O.U
  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • I O U ī" ō" ū" A paper having on it these letters, with a sum named, and duly signed; -- in use in England as an acknowledgment of a debt, and taken as evidence thereof, but not amounting to a promissory note; a due bill.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n I O U ī′ō′ū′ a memorandum of debt given by a borrower to a lender, requiring no stamp, but to be holograph, dated, and addressed to some person.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
phonetic, from I owe you,

Usage

In literature:

I have seen U.S. Army N.C.O.
"Pushed and the Return Push" by George Herbert Fosdike Nichols, (AKA Quex)
Even the Governor to pay his gardener had to give I.O.U.
"A Labrador Doctor" by Wilfred Thomason Grenfell
Apparently the Sultan entered into the agreement much in the spirit of Mr. Micawber, who signed the I.O.U.
"The Philippine Islands" by John Foreman
When you bring me this I O U with Dick Percival's signature, I'll give you my check for the amount.
"Jewel Weed" by Alice Ames Winter
Half of it was lent, and I gave him an I.O.U., and he has been piling it up somehow.
"The Queen's Scarlet" by George Manville Fenn
And here's a perfectly beautiful one D-i-o-n-y-s-i-u-s Carpenter.
"Tabitha at Ivy Hall" by Ruth Alberta Brown
His sepia monochrome, "Night," had brought him an I.O.U.
"Happy Days" by Alan Alexander Milne
And each I. O. U. was dated for payment immediately after he had marketed his pelts.
"The One-Way Trail" by Ridgwell Cullum
Pedro the penniless pays you with an I O U from the equally penniless Miguel.
"The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition" by Robert Louis Stevenson
There is an envelope with bills and I O U's.
"Berenice" by E. Phillips Oppenheim
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In poetry:

Little we Learn beyond the A B C -
Except D E F G H I it be,
Or J K L M N O P Q R
And then S T U V W X Y Z.
"The Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám Jr." by Wallace Irwin
Since I, O Lord, am nothing unto thee,
See here thy Sword, I make it keen and bright,
Love's last reward, Death, comes to me to-night,
Farewell, Zahir-u-din.
""Less than the Dust"" by Laurence Hope
And the only thing (says Jones) to do
Is, eat no meat that's boughten:
`But tear up every I, O, U,
And plant all corn and swear for true
To quit a-raisin' cotton!'
"Jones's Private Argyment" by Sidney Lanier
WEDGEWOOD (forgetting himself, lifting his mallet and flourishing it like an
auctioneer.)
Going! (Recollecting himself.)--I mean--(slowly and with gravity)--s-i-l-e-n-c-e i-n
t-h-e c-o-u-r-t! (meaning the audience.)
"The Maid Of Saxony; Or, Who's The Traitor? - Act III" by George Pope Morris

In news:

Moncler Womens capuche Classement par: Articles commençant par… A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Moncler Womens capuche .
Texas lawmakers will face their own Medicaid I.O.U.
She issued I.O.U's instead of marriage certificates.
1 Free Hug" or "I. O.U.
Texas lawmakers will face their own Medicaid I.O.U .
So now we have the I.O.U .
Oakley says she's happy she could at least give the couples an I.O.U .
On this day back in 1968, the number one country song in the U.S.A. Was "D-I-V-O-R-C-E" by the late Tammy Wynette .
Moncler Tasker Filter Results by: Items starting with A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Moncler Tasker .
My bologna has a first name, it's m-o-o-s-e. My bologna has a second name, it's c-a-r-i-b-o-u.
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Those Iranian superchicks got it going on, and I'm totally jealo u s o f t h e i r superpowers .
On this day back in 1968, the number one country song in the U.S.A. Was "D-I-V-O-R-C-E" by the late Tammy Wynette.
My first reaction upon reaching the conclusion of the terrifying, blunt-force trauma documentary I.O. U.S.A.
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In science:

Let G = G(n) be a classical group (i.e. one of GL,U ,S p, or O) acting on an n dimensional vector space V over a finite field Fq (in the unitary case Fq2 ) in its natural way.
Random matrix theory over finite fields: a survey
Therefore, it is reasonable to assume that 1 − Γt (r(i) ) = h(t, r(i) )/z {1 + O(exp(−ξu )]} for large ξ .
I. Territory covered by N random walkers on deterministic fractals. The Sierpinski gasket
Rappo r te rna , r i , be t rak ta s som en ev iden s f ö r f r ämmande unde rva t ten sve rk samhe t u tan å t sk i l lnad me l lan o l ika ub å ta r.
Beslutst\"odssystemet Dezzy - en \"oversikt
F − 1 (cid:19) U(s) ζ 2 ¯ζ 2 e K (z , z ′ |s) = − where the determinant is computed with respect to the Lorentz indices, U(s) = exp n − is(W αDα + ¯W ˙α ¯D ˙α )o , and I (z , z ′ ) is the so-called parallel displacement propagator, see the Appendix for its definition and basic properties.
Low-energy dynamics in N = 2 super QED: Two-loop approximation
Put I ≔ Xn V ⊂ U (g); V is ad(g)-stable and satisfies ˜ γ(V )A(λ) ⊂ S o. Ξλ (S ) = I M (λ).
Generalization of Harish-Chandra's basic theorem for Riemannian symmetric spaces of non-compact type
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