How to use ab ovo in a sentence
Of plot Horace says little, only suggesting that the poet should not begin ab ovo but plunge at once into the midst of the action.Rhetoric and Poetry in the Renaissance | Donald Lemen Clark
Smith minor's translation of ab ovo usque ad mala is thus justified: "It is up to the males to lay eggs."
The generalization that all is developed ab ovo was just receiving universal attention.
I knew him from the very egg, I may say—ab ovo—Mrs. Cavanagh; it was I instilled his first principles into him.The Emigrants Of Ahadarra | William Carleton
The Romans began their noonday meal with eggs, and ended with a dessert; ab ovo ad malum.The Castaways | Captain Mayne Reid
British Dictionary definitions for ab ovo
from the beginning
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