Picture of the Letter O
 

Letter O

  • Elizabethan online dictionary containing words beginning with the Letter O
  • Interesting facts, information and meanings of Old English words beginning with the Letter O
  • The old English Letter O

Picture of the Letter O

Letter O

 

The Letter O
The Elizabethan alphabet contained just 24 old English letters as opposed to the 26 letters used in the modern English alphabet. The following picture of the Letter O of the modern English alphabet is depicted in an ornate style typical of those used with old English letters.

 
 
 

Picture of the Letter O
An old style Letter O

Elizabethan Words beginning with the Letter O
The following dictionary contains old Elizabethan words and their meanings beginning with Letter O. If you find some words amusing click the following link to have FUN with some insults from the Elizabethan Era.  Shakespearean Insults Generator

 
   

Elizabethan Words beginning with the
Letter
O

   

a circle 
OAR 
to row as with oars 
OBSEQUIOUS 
behaving as becomes one who attends funeral obsequies 
OBSEQUIOUSLY 
funereally 
OBSTACLE 
ridiculously used for 'obstinate.' 
OCCURENT 
an incident
OD'S BODY 
Oath
  OD'S HEARTLINGS 
Oath 
OD'S PITTIKINS 
oath
OD'S PLESSED WILL 
oath' 
OEILLIAD 
an amorous glance 
O'ERPARTED 
having too important a part to act O'ER-RAUGHT 
overreached overtasked 
OFFERING 
challenging 
  OFFICE 
benefit, kindness use, function 
OLD 
great,fine, or pretty 
ONCE 
some time 
ONEYER 
a banker
OPE 
open 
OPERANT 
active 
OPINIONED 
used ridiculously for pinioned 
 

Elizabethan Words beginning with the Letter O

 
OPPOSITE 
adversary 
ORDER 
measures 
ORDINANCE 
rank, order 
ORGULOUS 
proud 
ORT 
leaving, refuse 
OSTENT 
show, appearance 
OSTENTATION 
show, appearance 
  OUNCE 
a beast of prey of the tiger kind 
OUPHE 
a fairy 
OUSEL-COCK 
the blackbird 
OUT 
all out, fully 
OUT-LOOK 
to face down 
OUTWARD 
outside 
OWE 
to own
 
 

Interesting examples of Elizabethan Words beginning with the Letter O

The above examples of old Elizabethan words beginning with Letter O are fascinating. The language and vocabulary had not been formalised in the Elizabethan era. New words, some beginning with the Letter O were still being invented. Elizabethan dictionaries were not available - it was not possible to look up the spellings or meanings of Elizabethan words beginning with the Letter O . Old Elizabethan words were therefore spelt and written in a variety of different formats. The above online dictionary containing old Elizabethan words beginning with the Letter O provide a valuable reference source when studying the literary works and plays of famous Elizabethan authors such as William Shakespeare and Christopher Marlowe.

Elizabethan Language Guide - An Elizabethan Online Dictionary

Click the following links to access more information about the old English Elizabethan Language and the Elizabethan Online Dictionary for an easy to follow Elizabethan language guide.

Elizabethan Online Dictionary
Elizabethan Language
Elizabethan Insults
Elizabethan Education - Schools and Universities

 

Letter O

  • Elizabethan online dictionary containing words beginning with the Letter O
  • Interesting facts, information and meanings of Old English words beginning with the Letter O
  • The old English Letter O
  • Elizabethan online dictionary containing words beginning with the Letter O
  • The old English Letter O

 
 

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