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masc. proper name, from Old English Osmund, literally "divine protection," from os "a god" (see Oscar) + -mund (see mount (n.)).

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  • After a little more persuasion, she consented to go in and see Mr. osmond.

    We Two Edna Lyall
  • "We cannot tell that the message might not comfort her," said Mrs. osmond.

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  • "After all, I do believe that Mr. osmond was right," she confessed at length.

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  • In the end, Mr. osmond took pity on me and lent me Brian's study.

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  • "Remove your veil," said osmond, the deputy-pasha, peremptorily.

  • "You are to die," said osmond, watching the effect of his words as he spoke.

  • "They certainly did a good job of brainwashing you, boy," osmond sighed.

    The Blue Tower Evelyn E. Smith
  • I'm not much interested in my health, and I'm deeply interested in Mrs. osmond.

  • "That's a consideration you don't always show," osmond answered after a moment.

  • osmond appeared to give no heed to this; he sat gazing at the fire.

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