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

    The Art of Perfumery G. W. Septimus Piesse
  • 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
  • "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
  • The ottos emulate Charlemagne in their zeal for literature and for fine works of art, but their attainment is slighter.

  • Leo points out that the granting of exemptions to the north Italian cities came from the ottos.

    The Evolution of States J. M. Robertson
  • The fire broke out at an estate called ottos, situated in the suburbs of St. Johns.

  • But the much praised rule of the ottos gave the Jews subject to them no chance of raising themselves from their lowly position.

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

    The Art of Perfumery G. W. Septimus Piesse
  • Some of the ottos sent by a native perfumer of Benares were deemed worthy of honorable mention.

    The Art of Perfumery G. W. Septimus Piesse
  • 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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