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Oliver

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When one is happy there is no time to be fatigued; being happy engrosses the whole attention.
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English

Etymology

Old French Olivier, by folk etymology shaped to look like Late Latin olivarius (olive tree), but probably representing a Germanic form of Old Norse Óleifr (ancestral + relic) (modern Olaf and Olof), or Proto-Germanic *all + wer (all + true) (modern Alvar, Álvaro).

Proper noun

Singular
Oliver

Plural
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Oliver

  1. A paladin of Charlemagne in medieval French romance.
  2. A male given name.
  3. A surname derived from the given name.

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Adjective

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Positive
Oliver

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  1. (Cockney rhyming slang) Drunk, pissed.

Synonyms


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Proper noun

Oliver m.

  1. A male given name, cognate to Oliver.

Danish

Proper noun

Oliver

  1. A male given name.

Estonian

Proper noun

Oliver

  1. A male given name

German

Proper noun

Oliver [[Category:Template:lang:de proper nouns|Oliver]]

  1. A male given name.

Norwegian

Proper noun

Oliver

  1. A male given name.

Swedish

Proper noun

Oliver

  1. A male given name

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