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masc. proper name, from Old English Osmund, literally "divine protection," from os "a god" (see Oscar) + -mund (see mount (n.)).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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  • osmond was in his element; at last he had material to work with.

  • "After all, I do believe that Mr. osmond was right," she confessed at length.

    We Two Edna Lyall
  • The ten o'clock would bring him, and he would come straight to her without stopping to see his grandmother and osmond.

    Rose MacLeod Alice Brown
  • "They certainly did a good job of brainwashing you, boy," osmond sighed.

    The Blue Tower Evelyn E. Smith
  • If osmond had had any gift at all, he knew how different it would have made his life.

    Rose MacLeod Alice Brown
  • Mr. osmond noted her dryness, which contributed for him to the interest of his question.

  • What the influence of the calm, spring sunset had begun, the violent revulsion of feeling completed in osmond.

    The Tree of Knowledge Mrs. Baillie Reynolds
  • "The more reason why you should travel and learn," smiled osmond.

  • She was osmond's only child—squalling brat coming with nurse over Hounslow Heath.

    Heralds of Empire Agnes C. Laut
  • "I haven't the idea that it will matter much to you," said osmond.

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