Examples from the Web for oliver
He gets up and goes over to their table and introduces himself, and he says, ‘Hello, I’m Oliver Reed.The Story Behind Lee Marvin’s Liberty Valance Smile|Robert Ward|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
But that was Oliver expunging all this anger he had from not being able to get Platoon made yet, which was his baby.
He opens up about the bogus Midnight Express, Oliver Stone on blow, and his riveting one-man show.
Aside from Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr., there are no celebrities or well-known names.
The contrarians of the world went full Oliver Stone on the innocuous tune, branding it “problematic” and “anti-feminist.”‘All About That Bass’ Singer Meghan Trainor On Haters and Her Polarizing (and Unlikely) No. 1 Hit|Marlow Stern|October 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Sure enough, Oliver appeared at the moment, dragging a heavy spar behind him.The Crew of the Water Wagtail|R.M. Ballantyne
I didn't feel square not to have you know it, after you stood up so bravely for 'Oliver'.The Sunbridge Girls at Six Star Ranch|Eleanor H. (Eleanor Hodgman) Porter
She need not have feared that Oliver would neglect her feelings.The Settlers at Home|Harriet Martineau
He came, at length, in sight of the spot where he had left the horse and Oliver.Jonas on a Farm in Winter|Jacob Abbott
He was nothing like as good a bowler as either Wraysford, or Oliver, or Ricketts.The Fifth Form at Saint Dominic's|Talbot Baines Reed
British Dictionary definitions for oliver
Word Origin and History for oliver
masc. personal name, in medieval lore the name of one of Charlemagne's peers, friend of Roland, from French Olivier, from Middle Low German Alfihar, literally "elf-host, elf-army," from alf "elf" (see elf) + hari "host, army" (see harry (v.)). Cognate with Anglo-Saxon name Ælfhere. Form influenced in Old French by olivier "olive tree."