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Letter O

Picture of the Letter O

Picture of the Letter O

The Letter O

The Elizabethan alphabet contained just 24 old English letters as opposed to the 26 letters used in the modern English alphabet. The following picture of the Letter O of the modern English alphabet is depicted in an ornate style typical of those used with old English letters.

Picture of the Letter O
An old style Letter O

Elizabethan Words beginning with the Letter O
The following dictionary contains old Elizabethan words and their meanings beginning with Letter O. If you find some words amusing click the following link to have FUN with some insults from the Shakespearean Insults Generator.

Elizabethan Words beginning with the Letter O


a circle 
OAR 
to row as with oars 
OBSEQUIOUS 
behaving as becomes one who attends funeral obsequies 
OBSEQUIOUSLY 
funereally 
OBSTACLE 
ridiculously used for 'obstinate.' 
OCCURENT 
an incident
OD'S BODY 
Oath

OD'S HEARTLINGS 
Oath 
OD'S PITTIKINS 
oath
OD'S PLESSED WILL 
oath' 
OEILLIAD 
an amorous glance 
O'ERPARTED 
having too important a part to act O'ER-RAUGHT 
overreached overtasked 
OFFERING 
challenging 

OFFICE 
benefit, kindness use, function 
OLD 
great,fine, or pretty 
ONCE 
some time
ONEYER 
a banker
OPE 
open 
OPERANT 
active 
OPINIONED 
used ridiculously for pinioned 
OPPOSITE 
adversary 
ORDER 
measures 
ORDINANCE 
rank, order 
ORGULOUS 
proud 
ORT 
leaving, refuse 
OSTENT 
show, appearance 
OSTENTATION 
show, appearance 

OUNCE 
a beast of prey of the tiger kind 
OUPHE 
a fairy 
OUSEL-COCK 
the blackbird 
OUT 
all out, fully 
OUT-LOOK 
to face down 
OUTWARD 
outside 
OWE 
to own

Elizabethan Language Guide - An Elizabethan Online Dictionary
Click the following links to access more information about the old English Elizabethan Language and the Elizabethan Online Dictionary for an easy to follow Elizabethan language guide.

Elizabethan Language
Elizabethan Insults
Elizabethan Education - Schools and Universities
Elizabethan Dictionary
Elizabethan Era Index

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