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O, sub. anything round; perhaps pit
OBSEQUIOUS, adj. connected with obsequies, fu-
nereal
OBSEQUIOUSLY, adv. as becomes a funeral
OBSTRUCT, sub. an obstacle
OCCULTED, adj. hidden
ODD-EVEN, sub. perhaps the interval between
twelve at night and one in the morning
ŒILLIADES, sub. amorous glances
O'ER-CROW, v. t. to overcome
O'ERGROWN, pt. p. having long locks
O'ERLOOKED, pt. p. bewitched
O'ER-PARTED, pt. p. having too difficult a part
assigned to one
O'ER-RAUOHT, v. t. overtook; pt. p. swindled
O'ER-SIZED, pt. p. smeared over as with size
OFF-CAP, v. t. to take the cap off
OFFICED.pt. p. holding a certain position; having a
certain function
OFFICES, sub. servants' apartments in a great
house
OLD, sub. wold; adj. abundant, plentiful, great
ON, prep. of
ONEYERS, sub. a word still unexplained
OPEN, v. i. to give tongue, to bark on the scent
OPERANT, adj. active
OR, adv. before
ORGULOUS, adj. proud [Fr. orgueilleux]
ORT, sub. leaving, refuse [Fr. orts]
OUGHT, v. i. owed
OUPHS, sub. goblins
OUTFACE, v. t. to put out of countenance
OUT-PEER, v. t. surpass
OUT-VIED, pt. p. beaten by a higher card
OVERBUY, v. t. to pay too much for
OVER-SCUTCHED, part. adj. worn out
OVERSEEN, pt. p. bewitched
OVERSHOT, pt.p. put to shame;quibbling with the
sense, tipsy.
OVERTURE, sub. disclosure; declaration
OWCHES, sub. ornaments
OWE, v. t. to own, to possess
OYES, int. 'hear ye!' the public crier's word
[Fr. oyes]
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