e otis

Otis

[oh-tis]
noun
1.
Elisha Graves, 1811–61, U.S. inventor.
2.
Harrison Gray, 1837–1917, U.S. army officer and newspaper publisher.
3.
James, 1725–83, American lawyer and public official who is supposed to have first used the phrase “Taxation without representation” (brother of Mercy Otis Warren).
4.
a male given name.
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Otis definition

[ˈotɪs]
  1. n.
    a drunkard. (From the name of a television character who is the town drunk. Also a term of address.) : Look at Otis over there, propped up against the wall.
  2. mod.
    drunk. : Fred was Otis by midnight and began looking like he was going to barf.
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
Copyright 2007. Published by McGraw-Hill Education.
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