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oad n funeral pyre;
[from Old English]


oathneat n federation, confederate;
[calque from German Eidgenosse, Eid = oath, Genosse = O.E. geneat 'companion']
offdale n hidden valley, remote valley;
[<Ic. af-dalr]
offhanging adj to be dependent on someone or something; dependent
[neologism, in part calque]
offmind vb to draw (the mind, attention)away in another direction; distract
[compound: 'off' + 'mind']
offwill vb to have in mind as a goal or aim; intend
[compound: 'off' + 'will' ( to want) part calque]
Old Ways Were Once New Ways (The). pvb nothing stays the same;
[compound: OE]
onbefeal vb to recommend; advise, suggest.
[Low Dutch calque "aanbevelen".]
onefoldsome adj truely having the seeming suchnesses or character; geunuine, sincere
[one-fold-some]
onelep n privacy;
[OE anliepum]
onesomehood n the state of being onesome(solitary) or alone; solitude
[one+some+hood]
onfall n the act of attacking; attack
[Calque from German Anfall]
onfang vb to receive; to welcome; to accept; (of a woman) to conceive;
[obsolete]
onlet n cause; frume
[]
onlook n respect;
[OE anlec]
openharmly adj that can be wounded or hurt;open to criticism or attack; vulnerable
[compound: open+harm+ly]
openseely adj easy to see or understand; obvious, evident
[compound: open+see+ly (calque from German)]
open sunshine n total outdoor sunshine. 2. transparency, public awareness.; openness
[from Old English]
ordeeming n diagnosis;
[OE ór 'origin' + deeming]
ordfrim adj original;
[OE ordfrym]
ordfrume n original cause;
[OE ordfruma ~ ord 'origin' + fruma 'root cause']
orlander n aborigine;
[]
orlay n fate, destiny;
[OE orlæg]
orrest n combat, battle;
[Old English orrest, akin to Old Norse orrosta]
otherhood n women who do not follow the expected norm of marrying and having children;
[O.E. other & hood, with the word 'motherhood' in mind.]
outarm vb exert force on (someone or something); to push
[out (having a meaning of extracting) + arm (having a meaning or force and strength)]
outgo vb to exit; literally " to go out";
[calque: from out + go]
outgoing n exit; outway
[calque: from German "ausgang"]
outspring n that from which something comes into being, develop, or derives; source
[compound: 'out' + 'spring']
outtake vb to take or pull something out; remove
[extension of noun]
outway n exit; literally "the way out"; outgoing
[neologism: out + way]
overgive v to surrender;
[Calque of Dutch 'overgeven' (give up, surrender, equivalent of 'over' + 'give')]
overlove v praise;
['over' (superior) + 'love' (related to Dutch 'loven' to praise)]
overloving n praise;
['overlove' + 'ing']
overmorrow n day after tomorrow; day after tomorrow
[an old word from a 1535 Bible]
overrush vt to surprise;
[calque of NHG ‘Überraschen’]
overrushing n surprise;
[calque of NHG ‘Überraschung’]
oversetting n translation;
[calque of NHG ‘Übersetzung’]
overwin v to defeat, conquer;
[Calque from Dutch 'overwinnen' (to defeat, conquer)]
overwinning n defeat;
[overwin + ing]
overwon adj defeated, conquered;
[Past tense of 'overwin']
Ox "Make an Ox out of a Fly" phr treat a minor problem as if it were a major disaster.; make a mountain out of a mole hill
[proverb, metaphor.]

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