Oliver, 1730?–74, Irish poet, playwright, essayist, and novelist.
(formerly) a dealer or manufacturer of gold articles who also engaged in banking or other financial business
(in Malaysia) a Chinese jeweller
Oliver. ?1730–74, Irish poet, dramatist, and novelist. His works include the novel The Vicar of Wakefield (1766), the poem The Deserted Village (1770), and the comedy She Stoops to Conquer (1773)
Old English gold-smith, from gold + smith.
(Neh. 3:8,32; Isa. 40:19; 41:7; 46:6). The word so rendered means properly a founder or finer.
noun 1. a novel (1838) by Dickens. (1838) A novel by Charles Dickens; the title character is an orphan boy. In one famous scene, Oliver is severely punished for asking for more gruel, or porridge (“Please, sir, I want some more”). Oliver later becomes a pickpocket in a gang of young thieves led by Fagin. […]
[ol-ivz] /ˈɒl ɪvz/ noun 1. Mount of, a small ridge E of Jerusalem, in what is now Jordan. Highest point, 2737 feet (834m). [ol-iv] /ˈɒl ɪv/ noun 1. an evergreen tree, Olea europaea, of Mediterranean and other warm regions, cultivated chiefly for its fruit. Compare . 2. the fruit of this tree, a small oval […]
noun 1. any marine gastropod of the family Olividae, having a polished, highly colored, elongated shell and a large mantle that, when extended, surrounds the shell. 2. the shell itself.
[ol-ivz] /ˈɒl ɪvz/ noun 1. Mount of, a small ridge E of Jerusalem, in what is now Jordan. Highest point, 2737 feet (834m). [ol-uh-vet] /ˌɒl əˈvɛt/ noun, Theater. 1. a large floodlight having a single bulb. /ˈɒlɪvz/ noun 1. Mount of Olives, a hill to the east of Jerusalem: in New Testament times the village […]