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zozo, noun

Forms:
Also with initial capital.
Origin:
From Zozo, the registered trade name of a company supplying prefabricated parts for small ‘do it yourself’ houses. The company initially made playground equipment (the manufacture of houses beginning in the early 1970s), and was named after a monkey in a series of children’s stories by H.A. Rey.
The proprietary name of a particular make of prefabricated building; also (especially in township English) applied loosely to any prefabricated or temporary building, especially a small one. Also attributive.
1980 Sunday Times 3 Feb. 11To boycott zozos (mealie-meal stalls) which are used as tuck shops at most schools.
1990 R. Stengel January Sun 151For R52, each person got a plot of three hundred square meters, a water tap, a toilet, and a Zozo house, which is a gleaming one-room tin shed.
The proprietary name of a particular make of prefabricated building; also (especially in township English) applied loosely to any prefabricated or temporary building, especially a small one. Also attributive.

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