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. Violent in plot, the book exposes the inadequacies of British public institutions for dealing with the poverty of children like Oliver.
[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 […]
is frequently mentioned in Scripture. The dove from the ark brought an olive-branch to Noah (Gen. 8:11). It is mentioned among the most notable trees of Palestine, where it was cultivated long before the time of the Hebrews (Deut. 6:11; 8:8). It is mentioned in the first Old Testament parable, that of Jotham (Judg. 9:9), […]