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[oh-guh l-vee] /ˈoʊ gəl vi/
John, 1797–1867, Scottish lexicographer. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Miss Winstead,” said Mrs. Ogilvie, “this is all most unpleasant.

    Daddy's Girl L. T. Meade
  • All men are servants to Mistress Ogilvie, all men who have laid eyes on the lady.

  • "People don't always give things their right names even to themselves," said Mr. Ogilvie.

    Magnum Bonum Charlotte M. Yonge
  • And Im to meet you here, each night, at the edge of the Ogilvie woods?

  • He muttered under his breath that some women were poor creatures, and he was sorry for Ogilvie, yes, very sorry.

    Daddy's Girl L. T. Meade
  • I'm going to be brought to your party to-morrow night by Mrs. Ogilvie.

    The Twelfth Hour Ada Leverson
  • As she thought of this, Mrs. Ogilvie felt so light-hearted that she could have skipped.

    Daddy's Girl L. T. Meade
  • Mrs. Ogilvie's the pretty woman who thinks she has a Byzantine profile.

    The Twelfth Hour Ada Leverson
  • It was the fashion to say that Mrs. Ogilvie had altered greatly since the death of Colonel Ogilvie and the little boy.

    Peter and Jane S. (Sarah) Macnaughtan
  • After that—not directly after—he said, 'You look all right in yellow, Mrs. Ogilvie.'

    The Twelfth Hour Ada Leverson

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