[ohd-l-isk] /ˈoʊd l ɪsk/
a female slave or concubine in a harem, especially in that of the sultan of Turkey.
(initial capital letter) any of a number of representations of such a woman or of a similar subject, as by Ingres or Matisse.
a female slave or concubine
“female slave in a harem,” 1680s, from French odalisque (1660s), from Turkish odaliq “maidservant,” from odah “room in a harem,” literally “chamber, hall,” + -liq, suffix expressing function. In French, the suffix was confused with Greek -isk(os) “of the nature of, belonging to.”
- Oda nobunaga
/ˈəʊdə ˌnɒbjuːˈnɑːɡə/ noun 1. 1534–82, Japanese general and feudal leader, who unified much of Japan under his control: assassinated
[oh-duh, oh-dah] /ˈoʊ də, oʊˈdɑ/ noun, plural odas, oda, odalar [oh-duh-lahr] /ˌoʊ dəˈlɑr/ (Show IPA) 1. a room within a harem. abbreviation (in Britain, formerly) 1. Overseas Development Administration, now superseded by the Department for International Development (DFID) n. room in a harem, 1620s, from Turkish odah “hall, chamber.” 1. official development assistance 2. Open […]
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[od] /ɒd/ adjective, odder, oddest. 1. differing in nature from what is ordinary, usual, or expected: an odd choice. 2. singular or peculiar in a strange or eccentric way: an odd person; odd manners. 3. fantastic; bizarre: Her taste in clothing was rather odd. 4. leaving a remainder of 1 when divided by 2, as […]