one of the 12 paladins of Charlemagne.: Compare Roland.
Joseph "King", 1885?–1938, U.S. cornet player, bandleader, and composer: pioneer in jazz.
a male given name.
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How to use Oliver in a sentence
For nearly a year, she didn’t have to drive to and from work or walk much farther than the distance between rooms — and as a result, she had more waking hours to spend with Oliver and her boyfriend, Jonathan Rainone, who’s Oliver’s dad.At home during the pandemic, she was the healthiest she’d been in years. Then she was called back to work. | Ashley Fetters | July 27, 2021 | Washington Post
Now that she’s back on the job, she’s been lucky to spend more than an hour or two with them in the late afternoons after Oliver gets home from summer camp before crashing for the night.At home during the pandemic, she was the healthiest she’d been in years. Then she was called back to work. | Ashley Fetters | July 27, 2021 | Washington Post
For example, a study that included patients on dialysis for kidney disease showed that “symptoms reported after the third dose were consistent with what has been seen after the second dose,” Oliver said.What experts know so far about COVID-19 boosters for immunocompromised people | Erin Garcia de Jesús | July 23, 2021 | Science News
Oliver also broke down the data at the individual level, and reported that for every one million doses of the vaccine administered to women aged 18 to 49—the group at highest risk of the clotting side effect—13 cases of clotting might be expected.Use of the J&J Vaccine for COVID-19 Can Resume, Says CDC Review Panel | Alice Park | April 23, 2021 | Time
The Johnson & Johnson vaccine makes up fewer than 5 percent of the inoculations that have been administered, Oliver said.CDC vaccine advisers seek more data on rare blood clots before deciding whether to resume Johnson & Johnson shots | Lena H. Sun, Carolyn Y. Johnson | April 14, 2021 | Washington Post
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 | THE DAILY BEAST
For example, it views comedian and Last Week Tonight host John Oliver as a credible threat to the Thai power structure.‘The Hunger Games’ Stars Silent on Thai Protesters | Asawin Suebsaeng | November 21, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
He opens up about the bogus Midnight Express, Oliver Stone on blow, and his riveting one-man show.The Unbelievable (True) Story of the World’s Most Infamous Hash Smuggler | Marlow Stern | November 14, 2014 | THE 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.The Unbelievable (True) Story of the World’s Most Infamous Hash Smuggler | Marlow Stern | November 14, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Aside from Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr., there are no celebrities or well-known names.
Oliver coloured involuntarily to find that the old thief had been reading his thoughts; but boldly said, Yes, he did want to know.
For one brief moment Oliver cast a hurried glance along the empty street, and a cry for help hung upon his lips.
Struck by the energy of her manner, Oliver looked up in her face with great surprise.
Oliver turned for an instant when they reached the door, in the hope of meeting a look from the girl.
She caught the hand which Oliver instinctively placed in hers, and, blowing out the light, drew him after her up the stairs.
British Dictionary definitions for Oliver
one of Charlemagne's 12 paladins: See also Roland
Isaac. ?1556–1617, English portrait miniaturist, born in France: he studied under Hilliard and worked at James I's court
Jamie (Trevor). born 1975, British chef and presenter of television cookery programmes
Joseph, known as King Oliver. 1885–1938, US pioneer jazz cornetist
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