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otto

[ot-oh]
noun
  1. attar(def 1).
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Otto

[ot-oh; German awt-oh]
noun
  1. a male given name: from a Germanic word meaning “rich.”
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Otto I

noun
  1. the Great, a.d. 912–973, king of the Germans 936–973; emperor of the Holy Roman Empire 962–973.
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Otto II

noun
  1. a.d. 955–983, emperor of the Holy Roman Empire 973–983 (son of Otto I).
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Otto III

noun
  1. a.d. 980–1002, king of Germany 983–1002; emperor of the Holy Roman Empire 996–1002 (son of Otto II).
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Otto IV

noun
  1. c1175–1218, king of Germany 1208–15; emperor of the Holy Roman Empire 1209–15.
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Contemporary Examples of otto

Historical Examples of otto

  • "Otto's, Otto's," called the whole company at once, and ran off.

    Rico and Wiseli

    Johanna Spyri

  • And Otto ran away barely in time to catch the groom, who was going for the hay.

    Rico and Wiseli

    Johanna Spyri

  • Otto waited until all the children had gone, and the room was empty.

    Rico and Wiseli

    Johanna Spyri

  • Now Otto stared about him even more than he had done the first time.

    Rico and Wiseli

    Johanna Spyri

  • She grew red and redder, just as if Otto had detected her in something mischievous.

    Rico and Wiseli

    Johanna Spyri


British Dictionary definitions for otto

otto

noun
  1. another name for attar
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Otto

noun
  1. Rudolf (ˈruːdɔlf). 1869–1937, German theologian: his best-known work is The Idea of the Holy (1923)
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Otto IV

noun
  1. ?1175–1218. German king and Holy Roman Emperor (1198–1215): invaded S Italy (1210) but was later (1214) defeated by France and deposed
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Otto I

Otho I

noun
  1. called the Great. 912–73 ad, king of Germany (936–73); Holy Roman Emperor (962–73)
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