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Origin of olive branch
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Example sentences from the Web for olive branch
In 1896, the winners received a silver medal, a certificate and olive branches.First modern Olympics, 125 years ago, was nothing like today’s huge spectacle|Fred Bowen|April 7, 2021|Washington Post
The IOC has been careful not to criticize its 2022 Olympic host, and Thursday’s announcement could amount to a global olive branch of sorts.
He smiled at the olive branch, but they were already at peace.
Since then, Ma has been scrabbling together his olive branches in the hopes of getting back into regulators’ good graces.
Rub the loin with olive oil, and season with salt and pepper.
Heat a large sauté pan over medium-high heat and add olive oil.
Add olive oil to the pan and toss in the garlic and chili flake.
The charismatic bearded revolucionario dressed in a dark olive uniform promised to restore order and hold elections.
And that solution came from a homemade brew Branch and her sister created together.Goodbye To A Natural Hair Guru: Miss Jessie's Cofounder Titi Branch Dead At 45|Danielle Belton|December 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I had those words in my thoughts four years ago, when I cut him down from the branch of the Patriarch.
Each seems satisfied with the way his own branch is getting on: Winter is the quicker worker.Gallipoli Diary, Volume I|Ian Hamilton
A girl was moved to pity by a picture of a lamb caught in a thicket, and tried to lift the branch that lay across the animal.Children's Ways|James Sully
The senior branch of the family being thus extinct the whole of the entailed estate had devolved on me.Uncanny Tales|Various
It is wonderful how long a withered leaf will sometimes cling to its branch.
British Dictionary definitions for olive branch
Cultural definitions for olive branch
The branch brought by a dove to Noah's ark signifying that the flood was receding.
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Idioms and Phrases with olive branch
A symbol of peace, an offering of good will, as in They feuded for years, but finally the Hatfields came over bearing an olive branch. This term is alluded to in the Bible (Genesis 8:11), where the dove comes to Noah after the flood with an olive leaf in its mouth. [c. 1600]