Definitions for BOF

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  1. BOF(Noun)

    beginning of file.

  2. BOF(Noun)

    big old frown.

  3. BOF(Noun)

    birds of a feather (group of people with common interests from the phrase "Birds of a feather flock together").

  4. BOF(Noun)

    best of friends.

The New Hacker's Dictionary

  1. BOF

    1. [common] Abbreviation for the phrase “Birds Of a Feather” (flocking together), an informal discussion group and/or bull session scheduled on a conference program. It is not clear where or when this term originated, but it is now associated with the USENIX conferences for Unix techies and was already established there by 1984. It was used earlier than that at DECUS conferences and is reported to have been common at SHARE meetings as far back as the early 1960s. 2. Acronym, “Beginning of File”.

Anagrams of BOF »

  1. fob, FOB

  2. FBO

  3. FOB


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