Onion fish(Zoöl.), the grenadier.Onion fly(Zoöl.) a dipterous insect whose larva feeds upon the onion; especially, Anthomyia ceparum and Ortalis flexa.Welsh onion. (Bot.) See Cibol.Wild onion(Bot.), a name given to several species of the genus Allium.

(O*ni`ro*crit`ic) a. See Oneirocritic.

(On"li*ness) n. The state of being alone. [Obs.]

(On*loft") adv. Aloft; above ground. [Obs.]

She kept her father's life onloft.

(On"-look`er) n. A looker- on.

(On"-look`ing), a. Looking on or forward.

(On"ly) a. [OE. only, anly, onlich, AS. anlic, i.e., onelike. See One, and Like, a.]

1. One alone; single; as, the only man present; his only occupation.

2. Alone in its class; by itself; not associated with others of the same class or kind; as, an only child.

3. Hence, figuratively: Alone, by reason of superiority; preëminent; chief. "Motley's the only wear." Shak.

(On"ly) adv. [See Only, a.]

1. In one manner or degree; for one purpose alone; simply; merely; barely.

And to be loved himself, needs only to be known.

2. So and no otherwise; no other than; exclusively; solely; wholly. "She being only wicked." Beau. & Fl.

Every imagination . . . of his heart was only evil.
Gen. vi. 5.

3. Singly; without more; as, only- begotten.

4. Above all others; particularly. [Obs.]

His most only elected mistress.

One`-sid"ed-ly, adv.One`- sid"ed*ness, n.

(On*ethe") adv. Scarcely. See Unnethe. [Obs.] Chaucer.

(On"go`ing) n. The act of going forward; progress; (pl.) affairs; business; current events.

The common ongoings of this our commonplace world, and everyday life.
Prof. Wilson.

(On"guent) n. [F.] An unguent.

(On"-hang`er) n. A hanger- on.

(On"ion) n. [F. ognon, fr. L. unio oneness, unity, a single large pearl, an onion. See One, Union.] (Bot.) A liliaceous plant of the genus Allium having a strong-flavored bulb and long hollow leaves; also, its bulbous root, much used as an article of food. The name is often extended to other species of the genus.

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