a keeper of camels, an Ishmaelite who was “over the camels” in the time of David (1 Chr. 27:30).
[oh-bee; Japanese aw-bee] /ˈoʊ bi; Japanese ˈɔ bi/ noun, plural obis, obi. 1. a long, broad sash tied about the waist over a Japanese kimono. [oh-bee] /ˈoʊ bi/ noun, plural obis. 1. . /ˈəʊbɪ/ noun (pl) obis, obi 1. a broad sash tied in a large flat bow at the back, worn by Japanese women […]
[oh-bit for 1; oh-bit, ob-it for 2, 3; especially British ob-it for 1–3] /oʊˈbɪt for 1; ˈoʊ bɪt, ˈɒb ɪt for 2, 3; especially British ˈɒb ɪt for 1–3/ noun 1. Informal. an obituary. 2. the date of a person’s death. 3. Obsolete. a Requiem Mass. /ˈɒbɪt; ˈəʊbɪt/ noun (informal) 1. short for obituary 2. […]
adv. Latin, literally “by the way,” from ob “to, toward” (see ob-) + iter “journey” (see ion). Klein’s sources, however, say it is ob- with the suffix -iter in analogy of circiter “about” from circa. Also cf. obituary.
[ob-i-ter dik-tuh m] /ˈɒb ɪ tər ˈdɪk təm/ noun, plural obiter dicta [ob-i-ter dik-tuh] /ˈɒb ɪ tər ˈdɪk tə/ (Show IPA) 1. an incidental or passing remark, opinion, etc. 2. Law. an incidental or supplementary opinion by a judge in deciding a case, upon a matter not essential to the decision, and therefore not binding […]