(Oi"ne*ment) n. Ointment. [Obs.] Chaucer.
(||Oi`no*ma"ni*a) n. See nomania.
(Oint) v. t. [imp. & p. p. Ointed; p. pr & vb. n. Ointing.] [F. oint, p. p. of oindre, L. ungere.
See Anoint, Ointment.] To anoint. [Obs.] Dryden.
(Oint"ment) n. [OE. oinement, OF. oignement, fr.F. oindre to anoint, L. ungere, unguere; akin
to Skr. aj, and to G. anke (in Switzerland) butter. The first t in the E. word is due to the influence
of anoint. Cf. Anoint, Unguent.] That which serves to anoint; any soft unctuous substance used for
smearing or anointing; an unguent.
(O*jib"ways) n. pl.; sing. Ojibway. (Ethnol.) Same as Chippeways.
(||O"jo) n. [Sp., prop., an eye.] A spring, surrounded by rushes or rank grass; an oasis. [Southwestern
(Oke) n. [Turk. okkah, fr. Ar. ukiyah, wakiyah, prob. fr. Gr. an ounce, fr. L. uncia. Cf. Ounce
1. A Turkish and Egyptian weight, equal to about 2¾ pounds.
2. An Hungarian and Wallachian measure, equal to about 2½ pints.
(O"ken*ite) n. [Prob. from Lorenz Oken, a German naturalist.] (Min.) A massive and fibrous
mineral of a whitish color, chiefly hydrous silicate of lime.
(O"ker) n. (Min.) See Ocher.
(O"kra) n. (Bot.) An annual plant whose green pods, abounding in nutritious mucilage, are much
used for soups, stews, or pickles; gumbo. [Written also ocra and ochra.]
(-ol) [From alcohol.] (Chem.) A suffix denoting that the substance in the name of which it appears
belongs to the series of alcohols or hydroxyl derivatives, as carbinol, glycerol, etc.
(||O"lay) n. pl. [Tamil olai.] Palm leaves, prepared for being written upon with a style pointed with
steel. [Written also ola.] Balfour
(Old) n. Open country. [Obs.] See World. Shak.