|od||n. – An alleged force or natural power, supposed, by Reichenbach
others, to produce the phenomena of mesmerism, and to be developed by
various agencies, as by magnets, heat, light, chemical or vital action,
etc.; — called also odyle or the odylic force.
|oe||a diphthong, employed in the Latin language, and thence in the|
English language, as the representative of the Greek diphthong oi. In
many words in common use, e alone stands instead of /. Classicists
prefer to write the diphthong oe separate in Latin words.
|of||prep. – In a general sense, from, or out from; proceeding from;|
belonging to; relating to; concerning; — used in a variety of
|oh||interj. – An exclamation expressing various emotions, according to|
the tone and manner, especially surprise, pain, sorrow, anxiety, or a
wish. See the Note under O.
|on||prep. – The general signification of on is situation, motion, or|
condition with respect to contact or support beneath
|or||conj. – A particle that marks an alternative; as, you may read or|
may write, — that is, you may do one of the things at your pleasure,
but not both. It corresponds to either. You may ride either to London
or to Windsor. It often connects a series of words or propositions,
presenting a choice of either; as, he may study law, or medicine, or
divinity, or he may enter into trade.
|os||n. – A bone.|
|ox||n. – The male of bovine quadrupeds, especially the domestic animal|
when castrated and grown to its full size, or nearly so. The word is
also applied, as a general name, to any species of bovine animals, male
|O’||A prefix to Irish family names, which signifies grandson or|
descendant of, and is a character of dignity; as, O’Neil, O’Carrol.
|O’||prep. – A shortened form of of or on.|
|Oo||a. – One.|
|Oo||n. – A beautiful bird (Moho nobilis) of the Hawaiian Islands. It|
yields the brilliant yellow feathers formerly used in making the royal
robes. Called also yellow-tufted honeysucker.