- a large floodlight having a single bulb.
Also ol·i·vet [ol-uh-vet, ol-uh-vet] /ˌɒl əˈvɛt, ˈɒl əˌvɛt/.
Origin of olivette
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Examples from the Web for olivette
On his return to London he created the character of the Duke in "Olivette."
We were honored next day by a call from an officer of the Olivette, with his assistant.The Red Cross in Peace and War
Like the valet in Olivette, it was the time for disappearing.The Million Dollar Mystery
A chorus from Olivette, sung in her clear contralto, grew fainter and fainter until it ended in the slam of a distant door.Beyond the City
Arthur Conan Doyle
I knew the "Olivette" was about to pull out, and if he expected to go on her it was high time he was moving.Danger Signals
John A. Hill and Jasper Ewing Brady