abbreviation for (in the US)
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Words nearby OST
Example sentences from the Web for OST
[M]ost fail to mention that antitrust, the law of competitive marketplaces, is the first area where Bork left his mark.
Age is so hard-earned,” Ost tells The Daily Beast, “it has to be celebrated.
De laquelle chose furent bien mal coutans aucuns seigneurs et cappitaines d'icellui ost et en parloient bien fort.The Life of Joan of Arc, Vol. 1 and 2 (of 2)|Anatole France
Mine Ost of the Greenlion said I must interregate this strange bein, who claimed to be my countryman.The Complete Works of Artemus Ward|Charles Farrar Browne (AKA Artemus Ward)
Finally he created an army, no longer the temporary feudal ost, but a more or less permanent royal force.
Starost, str′ost, n. a Polish noble holding a Star′osty or domain by grant of life-estate from the crown.
The abverbial forms in -or and -ost, as compared with the adjectival in -re, and -este explain the form rather.A Handbook of the English Language|Robert Gordon Latham