/ (ˈɒlɪd) /
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Word Origin for olid
C17: from Latin olidus, from olēre to smell
Words nearby olid
olfactory tract, OLG, Olga, olibanum, olicook, olid, oligaemia, oligarch, oligarchic, oligarchy, oligo-
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How to use olid in a sentence
After a short battle, Olid, hoping for the speedy return of his absent forces, applied for a truce.
After a time, however, Las Casas succeeded in forming a conspiracy, and Olid was seized and beheaded.
Others of the troops were to assemble at Naco, quite an important town, where Olid had been executed.
De Olid, at the time in charge of the palace, drew nigh, attracted by the increasing uproar.The Fair God|Lew Wallace
Olid lost his life in this attempt; and Corts determined to go himself to Honduras.Mexico|Susan Hale