ope

[ ohp ]
/ oʊp /
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adjective, verb (used with or without object), oped, op·ing. Literary.

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British Dictionary definitions for opes

ope

/ (əʊp) /

verb, adjective

an archaic or poetic word for open
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Word Origin and History for opes

ope


adj.

short for open (adj.), early 13c. "not closed; not hidden;" originally as awake is from awaken, etc. As a verb from mid-15c. Middle English had ope-head "bare-headed" (c.1300).

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