I. adverb Date: 1592 over II. preposition Date: 1593 over

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • O'er — O er, prep. & adv. A contr. of {Over}. [Poetic] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • o'er — [əuə US o:r] adv, prep literary [Date: 1300 1400; Origin: over] over used especially in poetry …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • o'er — [ō′ər, ôr] prep., adv. Old Poet. OVER …   English World dictionary

  • o'er — [ ɔr, our ] adverb, preposition LITERARY a word meaning over, used in poetry …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • o'er — poetic contraction of OVER (Cf. over) …   Etymology dictionary

  • o'er — adv. & prep. poet. = OVER. Etymology: contr. * * * adverb throughout a period of time stay over the weekend • Syn: ↑over * * * I. ˈō(ə)r, ˈōə, ˈȯ(ə)r, ˈȯ(ə) adverb Etymology: by contraction …   Useful english dictionary

  • óðer — 1. pron, noun, adj (always strong) one of two; second; other; something else, anything else; alternate, next; remaining, rest; further, existing besides; another; in pl the rest, the others; óðer…óðer the one…the other; other…than; óðer oððe…oððe …   Old to modern English dictionary

  • o'er — adverb, preposition poetic over: o er vales and hills …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • þóðer — m (þóðres/þóðras) ball, sphere …   Old to modern English dictionary

  • oȝer — adj. == great, dreadful. O. and N. 118. AS. oga …   Oldest English Words

  • o'er — UK [ˈəʊə(r)] / UK [ɔː(r)] / US [ɔr] / US [oʊr] adverb, preposition literary a word meaning over , used in poetry …   English dictionary

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