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Otto

[ot-oh; German awt-oh] /ˈɒt oʊ; German ˈɔt oʊ/
noun
1.
a male given name: from a Germanic word meaning “rich.”.
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  • The fire broke out at an estate called ottos, situated in the suburbs of St. Johns.

  • First dissolve the ottos in the spirit, then add the rose-water.

    The Art of Perfumery G. W. Septimus Piesse
  • It is easy to draw a comparison between the Antonines and the ottos which should shew nothing but unlikeness.

    The Holy Roman Empire James Bryce
  • Not waiting for any protest she might have, Aldous slipped back through the door and took the path up to the ottos'.

    The Hunted Woman James Oliver Curwood
  • Internally, again, the Empire of the ottos and their successors was new and unprecedented.

  • The ottos emulate Charlemagne in their zeal for literature and for fine works of art, but their attainment is slighter.

  • Perfumers use the ottos of the mint in the manufacture of mouth-washes and dental liquids.

    The Art of Perfumery G. W. Septimus Piesse
  • Leo points out that the granting of exemptions to the north Italian cities came from the ottos.

    The Evolution of States J. M. Robertson
  • "You see it isn't much of a task for me to move," he said, as they turned back in the direction of the ottos'.

    The Hunted Woman James Oliver Curwood
  • Otto of rosemary is very extensively used in perfumery, especially in combination with other ottos for scenting soap.

    The Art of Perfumery G. W. Septimus Piesse
British Dictionary definitions for ottos

otto

/ˈɒtəʊ/
noun
1.
another name for attar

Otto

/German ˈɔto/
noun
1.
Rudolf (ˈruːdɔlf). 1869–1937, German theologian: his best-known work is The Idea of the Holy (1923)
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