Reverse Dictionary: OVERG – OZ


OVERGROWN – adjectives
– BOUZY big, swelling, distended; fat, overgrown …Bk1911 Sc.
– MUCKLE-BOOKIT large, full-bodied, overgrown …1895 Sc.
– UNFIERDY overgrown, unwieldy, not in proper trim; infirm, feeble …1825 Sc.
overgrown – person
– HASPAL an overgrown boy …Bk1902 Eng. dial.
– HASPENALD a youth between man and boy; an overgrown boy …1790 Eng. dial.
– HASPENALD-LAD a youth between man and boy; an overgrown boy …1790 Eng. dial.
– JACK-WHORE a large, masculine, overgrown wench …1785 
– LANKY-LONG-LEGS a term of derision for a thin, shapeless, overgrown boy …Bk1902 Eng. dial.
– LANKY-LOO a term of derision for a thin, shapeless, overgrown boy …Bk1902 Eng. dial.
– MAWKS a foolish, slatternly woman; an overgrown, clumsy girl …1721 Eng. dial.
– SAG-KITE an overgrown, greedy person …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
– TIKE, TYKE an overgrown man or beast; an awkward, clumsy fellow; an odd, queer or eccentric person; a cantankerous person …1740 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– WALGAN a large, clumsy, overgrown person …1951 Sc.
overgrown – phrases
– ALL LEGS AND WINGS said of an overgrown, awkward young person …1837
 
OVERHANG – verbs
– IMPEND to hang or be suspended over; to overhang …1780
 
OVERHANGING – adjectives
– IMPENDENT overhanging …1611
 
OVERHAUL – verbs
– REHAUL to overhaul, to repair …1903 Amer. dial.
 
OVERHEAD – adjectives
– ABOVE-HEAD † overhead …1793
overhead – adverbs
– AHEAD overhead …1847 Eng. dial.
 
OVERHEAR, OVERHEARD – nouns
– EARFUL information; something overheard …1910s sl.
– FAG END a fragmentary part of a speech or conversation that one might overhear, just as it tails off …E19
– FAG-ENDS OF CONVERSATIONS little bits and pieces of talk not fully understood by someone overhearing them …20C
overhear, overheard – verbs
– EARHOLE to listen, to overhear, to eavesdrop …1958 sl.
– ERIE to overhear …1940s US criminals’ sl.
– PICK UP FAG-ENDS to listen in to other people’s conversations and attempt to comment upon them or join in; to overhear or to interrupt; esp. used as ‘don’t pick up fag-ends’ …1910s sl.
– UNDERHEAR † to overhear …c1570
 
OVERHEAT – verbs
– RASP to overheat …B1900 Eng. dial.
 
OVERHEATED – verbs
– POPPLE of persons: to be in an overheated state; to stream with perspiration …1808 Sc.
– SCOWDER to become overheated with work or exercise …1781 Eng. dial.
 
OVERINDULGE – verbs
– O.D. to get too much of or become surfeited with; to overindulge in …1960s Amer. sl.
 
OVERJOYED – adjectives
– OVERGLAD overjoyed …1934 Amer. dial.
– OVERHAPPIED overjoyed and happy …1931 Amer. dial.
– RAPT overjoyed with, carried away, delighted …1960s Aust. sl.
– WRAPPED enthralled; overjoyed; pleased; totally amazed by; enthusiastic about …c1955 Aust. sl.
– WRAPPED UP pleased; overjoyed; enamoured …1963 Aust. sl.
 
OVERLOAD – verbs
– ACCLOY to overfill, to overload, to burden, to oppress …1611
– LAGGER to encumber, to overload; to carry or lead with difficulty …1825 Sc.
 
OVERLOADED – adjectives
– LAGGERT encumbered, overloaded …1742 Sc.
 
OVERLOOK – verbs
– DEMAND to command a view, to overlook, to watch …1885 Eng. dial.
– IG to overlook something; to ignore the facts …1930s sl., orig. US Black
– LOOK OVER to disregard, to forgive, to overlook …1887 Amer. dial.
– RAKE to occupy a height over, to overlook …1842
– WAIVE † to treat with neglect, to ignore, to disregard, to overlook; to let pass an opportunity …c1400
 
OVERLOOKED – verbs
– FALL BETWEEN THE CRACKS to be ignored, overlooked, mismanaged, or forgotten, esp. because of ambiguity in definition or understanding …1970s Amer. sl.
– SLIP BETWEEN THE CRACKS to be ignored, overlooked, mismanaged, or forgotten, esp. because of ambiguity in definition or understanding …1970s Amer. sl.
 
OVERLOOKER – person
– BISHOP  an overlooker, inspector, or watchman …1592
 
OVERLOOKING – nouns
– ABOLITION † a putting out of memory;  a final overlooking or condoning; an amnesty …1606
 
OVERNICE – adjectives
– DAUNCH † fastidious, dainty, overnice, squeamish, over-particular; sensitive, jealous of one’s own dignity …c1460 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– NAMBY-PAMBY of persons: inclined to weak sentimentality, affected daintiness, or childish simplicity; of a weak or trifling character; effeminate; overnice …1774
overnice – person 
– NAMBY-PAMBY a weakly sentimental person; a feeble or effeminate person; an overly nice person …1885
– NICELING † a very fastidious or overnice person or critic; a hair-splitter …1549
 
OVERPOWER – verbs
– BANG to defeat, to worst; to surpass, to excel, to outdo; to overcome, to overpower; to overwhelm…1604
– BEAT OUT to overpower completely; to exhaust …Bk1888
– BUFFALO to overpower, to overawe, or constrain by superior force or influence; to nonplus, to confuse, to perplex, to bewilder …1904 US sl.
– CANK to overcome, to conquer, to overpower …Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– MANG to break in pieces; to bruise, to crush; to overpower …1790 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– MUG to overpower a person; to attack or harass without the use of physical force …1973
– QUAIL † to overpower, to destroy, to put an end to …1551
– SCOMFISH to suffocate, to stifle, to choke; to stop the breath from want of air, from smoke, heat, stench, or the like; to affect or overpower from any of these causes …1766 Sc.
– SKOMFISH to suffocate, to stifle, to choke; to stop the breath from want of air, from smoke, heat, stench, or the like; to affect or overpower from any of these causes …1766 Sc.
 
OVERPOWERED – adjectives
– SCOMFISHED overpowered with heat, etc. …1818 Sc.
 
OVERPOWERINGLY – adverbs
– THRANG busily; overpoweringly …1786 Sc.
– THRONG busily; overpoweringly …1786 Sc.
 
OVERREACH – verbs
– BEST to take advantage of, to overreach, to cheat …1881 Eng. dial.
– BITE to deceive, to overreach, to ‘take in’ …1709 colloq.
– DECEIVE † to cheat, to overreach; to defraud …c1330
– LANT to cheat; to overreach; to beggar …Bk1902 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– MISSPEND ONESELF to overreach …1953 Amer. dial.
– QUIRK to cheat, to overreach; to elude by stratagem; to play a trick or prank …1791 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– UNDERCREEP † to subvert secretly; to outdo by crafty or stealth; to undersell in trade; to overreach; to take a mean or underhand advantage of …1592
 
OVER-REACHING – person
– NAILING RASCAL a shrewd, imposing criminal; a person of an over-reaching, imposing disposition …E19 sl.
– NAILS a shrewd, imposing criminal; a person of an over-reaching, imposing disposition …E19 sl.
– SCLEM an overreaching person …1883 Eng. dial.
 
OVER-REACT – verbs
– CARRY ON LIKE A PORK CHOP to behave in a silly way; to overreact …Bk1999 Aust. sl.
– HIT THE PANIC BUTTON to begin panicking or over-reacting …Aust. sl.
– LUNCH to act in a silly or irrational manner; to overreact; to procrastinate …1980s US Black & teen sl.
– PRESS THE PANIC BUTTON to begin panicking or over-reacting …Aust. sl.
 
OVERRUN – verbs
– BEGO † to go about hostilely, to best, to overrun …a855
 
OVERSEAS – adjectives
– AWAY overseas …1965 Barbados
 
OVERSEE – verbs
– BABY-SIT to oversee the progress or development of …1977 Amer. sl.
– CARRY AN EYE ON † to watch, to oversee …1646
 
OVERSEER – person
– ACTOR † a manager, overseer, agent, or factor …1382
– GAFF the leader of a body of workmen – a foreman or overseer …Bk1877 Eng. dial. 
– GAFFER a foreman, an overseer, head man; a person in authority …1841
– GANG DRIVER the overseer of a group of workers or slaves …a1816
– GANG-DROVER the overseer, foreman, or head of a gang of workmen; the supervisor or master of a gang of field-labourers hired by a farmer …Bk1900 Eng. dial.
– GANGER an overseer or foreman of a gang of workers; also, a member of a work-gang …1836
– GANGMAN a member of a gang of workers or labourers; a foreman or overseer of such a gang …1830
– GANGMASTER a person who organizes and oversees the work of casual manual labourers …1825
– GANGSMAN the overseer, foreman, or head of a gang a gang of labourers or workmen …1803
– HEAD-BUMMER a manager; an overseer; a prominent or important person; sarcastically, and officious person …1887 Sc.
– SIR RAG the chief of a band of servants or workers; a foreman or overseer …1891
– STOOL-PIGEON a time-and-motion overseer …1920s sl., orig. US
– WARDEN  the person having the direction or oversight of some work or enterprise; a supervisor or overseer …1398
– YED-SIRAG a master, overseer …Bk1887 Eng. dial.
 
OVERSHADOW – verbs
– ADUMBER †* to overshadow, to obscure …1535
– ADUMBRATE to overshadow; to shade, to obscure …1670
– ADUMBRE †* to overshadow, to obscure …1535
– FADE to surpass, to defeat, to overcome, to outdo, to overshadow …1894 Amer. sl.
– OBTENEBRATE to cast a shadow over; to overshadow, to shade, to darken …1611 
– OBTENEBRIZE † to cast a shadow over; to overshadow, to shade, to darken …1653
– OBUMBER † to overshadow; to shade, to obscure …c1420
– OBUMBRATE to overshadow; to shade, to darken; to obscure …1526
 
OVERSHADOWED – adjectives
– ADUMBERED † overshadowed …1609
– OBUMBRATE †* overshadowed, darkened …1513
 
OVERSHADOWING – adjectives
– ADUMBRAL of overshadowing nature; shady …1845
overshadowing – nouns 
– ADUMBRATION overshadowing; shade, obscuration …1653
– OBTENEBRATION the act of overshadowing or the condition of being overshadowed; a darkening …1626 
– OBUMBRATION the act of overshadowing or the condition of being overshadowed …c1420
 
OVERSIGHT – nouns
– ESCAPE an omission, oversight …1714 Sc.
– NEGLECT an omission or oversight …1638
 
OVERSIZED – adjectives
– FARMER very large, oversized …1968 Amer. dial.
– FARMER’S very large, oversized …1968 Amer. dial.
 
OVERSUPPLY – nouns
– O.D. a surfeit; oversupply …Aust. sl.
 
OVERTAKE – verbs
– BECLIP † to lay hold of, to seize upon, to grip; to catch, to overtake …c1380
– BETAKE to overtake, to capture, to recover …1865 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– DUST OUT to overtake, to pass on the road …L19 US sl.
– OFTAKE † to overtake, to come up with …c1205
– TAKE to come upon suddenly, to overtake, to catch …a1533 arch.
– TAKE A PERSON TARDY † to overtake; to surprise; to come upon unprepared or unawares; hence, to detect, ‘catch’ in a crime, fault, error, etc. …1530
– TAKE OVER † to overtake …c1330
– TAKE TARDE † to overtake, to surprise …1547
– UNDER-GET † to catch up with, to overtake …1390
– UP-DRAW to overtake, to come up with …1898 Sc.
 
OVERTHROW – adjectives
– SUBVERSIONARY tending to subvert or overthrow …a1846
– SUBVERSIVE tending to subvert or overthrow …1644
overthrow – nouns 
– JEOFAIL † defeat, overthrow …1546
– LABEFACTATION a shaking, weakening; overthrow, downfall …1775
– LABEFACTION a shaking, weakening; overthrow, downfall …1620
– SUBVERSAL subversion …1893
– SUBVERSION † overthrow, demolition of a city, stronghold, etc. …1382
– THRING †  (with ‘down’) to throw down by force; to thrust or knock down; to overthrow; to bring to ruin …c1375
– UP-DRAW to overthrow, to capsize; to turn a somersault …Bk1905 Sc.
– WALTER † an upset, upheaval, overthrow …1563
overthrow – person 
– SUBVERSOR †* a subverter; one who overthrows …a1548
– WALTERER † one who overthrows …1572
overthrow – verbs
– BESTOURN † to turn upside down, to overthrow …1483
– CAST to overthrow an antagonist …1580 arch.
– DING to strike, to knock, to beat; to drive, to force; to dash down with violence, to overthrow …1688 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– FALL † to bring or throw to the ground; to  overthrow, lit. and fig. …c1300
– LAY ALONG † to destroy, to overthrow, to kill …1599
– LAY BY THE HEELS to overthrow; to disgrace
– LAY DOWN † to put down, to overthrow …1340
– OPPONE † to endeavour to hinder, thwart, or overthrow; to withstand, to resist, to combat; to stand in the way of, to obstruct …1610
– RAMVERSE † to overturn, to overthrow …1412-20
– SUBVERT † to overthrow; to raze to the ground (a town or city, structure, edifice) …1382
– SUBVERTISE †* to overthrow, to overturn …1484
– TERVE † to overturn, to overthrow …c1400
– TILT † to cause to fall; to thrust, to push, to throw down or over; to overthrow, to overturn, to upset …1300s
– TIRVE † to overturn, to overthrow …c1400
– TO-TURN † to overthrow, to upset …1382
– VERSE † to overthrow, to overturn, to upset …1556
– WALTER † to overturn, to overthrow …1571
 
OVERTHROWN – verbs
– TILT † to fall over, to tumble; to be overthrown …1300s
– TIP † to be overthrown; to fall …c1400
 
OVERTIME – nouns
– BUNCE money earned by working overtime …19C sl.
– INCH AND A HALF time-and-a-half pay rate for overtime …1950 Amer. dial.
overtime – verbs 
– WORK FOR THE QUEEN to work overtime without receiving extra pay …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
 
OVERTURN – verbs
– BOULEVERSE †* to upset, to overturn, to throw into utter disorder …1673
– CALL to knock, hammer, drive into its place, to mend; to overturn, to knock over …1790 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– KEEL to overturn, to upset, to throw on one’s back …1821 Sc.
– KELTER to overturn, to upset; to cause to fall headlong …1790 Sc.
– RAMVERSE † to overturn, to overthrow …1412-20
– SUBVERT † to upset, to overturn an object …1543-4
– TAIT to tilt; to overturn …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– TEAP to tip, to tilt; to toss, to overturn …B1900 Eng. dial.
– TERVE † to overturn, to overthrow …c1400
– TILT † to cause to fall; to thrust, to push, to throw down or over; to overthrow, to overturn, to upset …1300s
– TIPE to tip over; to overturn; to fall over; to faint, to swoon …1873 Eng. dial.
– TIPPLE to upset, to overturn; to turn a somersault …1866 Eng. dial.
– TIRL to cause to twirl or move rapidly; to cause to roll or whirl; to turn, to turn over; to overturn …1816 Sc.
– TIRVE † to overturn, to overthrow …c1400
– TOP † to tip or throw over; to overturn, to upset, to topple …1662 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– TOPE † to tilt over, to cause to slope or lean to one side; to overturn, to turn upside down …1684 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– TOPSY-TURN * to turn topsy-turvy, to overturn, to turn upside down; to throw into confusion …1573
– TUMP to knock or tip something, over, usually by accident; to overturn …1973 Amer. dial.
– TUMP OVER to knock or tip something over, usually by accident; to overturn …1961 Amer. dial.
– UPDUMP to upset, to overturn something …1908 Amer. dial.
– VERSE † to overthrow, to overturn, to upset …1556
– WALT † 1. to throw, to cast, to toss out, over, etc.; to fling to the ground; to overturn, to upset …a1300 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
2. † to totter; to lean to one side; to topple over; to overturn, as a cart or carriage …c1400 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– WALTER † to overturn, to overthrow …1571
 
OVERTURNED – adjectives
– TOPSY-TURNED disorderly, overturned …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
overturned – verbs 
– WALT † to be thrown down, to fall over, to be upset or overturned; to totter; to lean to one side …c1400
 
OVERTURNING – nouns
– SUBVERSION the turning of a thing upside down or uprooting it from its position; overturning, upsetting of an object …1670
 
OVERVALUED – adjectives
– OPINIATED † having a conceited opinion of; thinking much of; overvalued  …1589
 
OVERWEIGHT – adjectives (also see CORPULENT, FAT, OBESE)
– BIGGUMS overweight …20C teen & high school sl.
– FAT-TAILED overweight …1950s US sl.
– OBSOCKY of people: ungainly, overweight …20C W. Indies sl.
– OBVIOUS of women: fat, overweight …1897 UK society usage
overweight – person 
– ANTI-BOD a scrawny or underdeveloped male or an ugly, overweight woman …M20 US sl.
– BERTHA a fat or overweight person, usually a female …c1943 US sl.
– BIG BERTHA an overweight or heavy woman; often used as a derisive nickname …1921 US sl.
– CEMENT-MIXER an overweight belligerent woman …1967 Amer. sl.
– FAT BASTARD an overweight person …1988 UK sl.
– FATS a nickname for anyone seen as overweight …1930s US sl.
– GUTS (derogatory) a term of abuse, an overweight or obese person; a notably fat person …1596 UK
– GUTSY (derogatory) a term of abuse, an overweight or obese person; a fat man  …1596 UK
– JABBA an overweight or unattractive person, esp. a school fellow – esp. used as a playground insult …1983 UK sl. 
– MOOSE a big man; an overweight girl; anything big …M20 US sl.
– SALAD DODGER a person who is overweight; a fat person …1999 UK sl.
– TICK an overweight person …1975 Amer. sl.
overweight – phrases
– BUILT LIKE THE SIDE OF A HOUSE pert. to a large, overweight person …Bk1999 Aust. sl.
 
OVERWHELM – verbs
– ACCABLE †* to overwhelm, to crush …a1626
– ACCUMBER † to encumber; to overload; to oppress; to overwhelm; to crush …c1314
– BANG to defeat, to worst; to surpass, to excel, to outdo; to overcome, to overpower; to overwhelm…1604
– BESENCH † to cause to sink, to submerge, to plunge down, to overwhelm …971
– BREAK ONE’S BALLS to wreck or ruin someone; to overwork someone; to overwhelm someone …1960s sl.
– DUNT to stun, to bewilder, to overwhelm a person, esp. with incessant noise; to stupefy, to deafen …1672 Eng. dial.
– FREAK to excite; to cause to lose composure; to overwhelm emotionally …1964 sl., orig. US
– FREAK OUT to excite; to cause to lose composure; to overwhelm emotionally …1964 sl., orig. US
– KICK ASS AND TAKE NAMES to overwhelm someone or something in a methodical and determined fashion …1962 US sl.
– OBRUTE †* to overwhelm,; to bury; to cover over …1541
– ONWHELM †* to overwhelm …c1440
– OPPRESS † to put down, to suppress; to crush, to quell, to subdue, to overwhelm a person; to check or put and end to a thing or state of things, feeling, disposition, etc. …c1340
– SNOW to flatter; to deceive or overwhelm with insincere or flattering talk …1945 sl., orig. & chiefly US
– STOKE to excite; to cause to lose composure; to overwhelm emotionally …1963 sl., chiefly surfing usage
– STAND SOMEONE ON ONE’S EAR to knock down; hence, to defeat or overwhelm …1918 Amer. sl.
– SWAMP to overwhelm with an excess of something
– TAKE THE PANTS OFF to beat convincingly, to overwhelm …1930s sl.
– THRASH THE PANTS OFF to beat convincingly, to overwhelm …1930s sl.
– WOW to excite; to cause to lose composure; to overwhelm emotionally …1924 sl., chiefly US
– ZAP to excite; to cause to lose composure; to overwhelm emotionally …1967  sl., orig. US
– ZOOM SOMEONE OUT to overwhelm someone by the force of one’s speech; to take over someone’s mind …1970s US Black sl.
 
OVERWHELMED – adjectives
– ACCUMBERED † overwhelmed, embarrassed, entangled, encumbered …c1300
– ALL-OVERISH overwhelmed or incapacitated by emotion …1820 colloq.
– BACKSET AND FORESET overwhelmed with difficulties; beset behind and before …1869 Eng. dial.
– BLOWN AWAY greatly impressed; overwhelmed …Bk2006 US sl.
– SNOWED UNDER overwhelmed, esp. with paperwork
– SUFFOCATED † smothered, overwhelmed …1471
– UP TO ONE’S ARSE totally involved in, overwhelmed by …1960s sl.
– UP TO ONE’S ASS totally involved in, overwhelmed by …1960s sl.
– UP TO ONE’S ASSHOLE totally involved in, overwhelmed by …1960s sl.
– UP TO THE ARSE IN completely overwhelmed by …20C sl., orig. US
– UP TO THE ASS overwhelmed by, surrounded by, in the midst of, deeply engaged …1864 Amer. sl.
– UP TO YOUR ARSE IN completely overwhelmed by …20C sl., orig. US
– UP TO YOUR ASS IN completely overwhelmed by …20C sl., orig. US
overwhelmed – verbs 
– TEAR ONE’S ASS to injure oneself; to get into trouble; to be overwhelmed and defeated …1750 sl.
– TEAR ONE’S ASSHOLE to injure oneself; to get into trouble; to be overwhelmed and defeated …1961 sl.
 
OVERWHELMING – adjectives
– BANGING overwhelming …1864 colloq.
– GUT-BUSTING powerful, energetic, overwhelming …1930s sl.
– MASTERFUL † violent, overwhelming …1513
– TOO MANY overwhelming …M19 US sl.
– TOO MUCH unpleasant, disgusting, or overwhelming …1930s sl., orig. US
overwhelming – nouns 
– ACCUMBERING † the act of encumbering, overloading, or overwhelming …1340
– ACCUMBRANCE † the of encumbering, impeding, or overwhelming; molestation, injury …1489
overwhelming – verbs 
– BLOW SOMEONE AWAY to have an overwhelming effect on someone’s mind …1975 sl., orig. & chiefly US
 
OVERWORK – verbs
– HAMMIL to ill-treat; to abuse; to overwork …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– HAZE to punish by keeping at disagreeable and unnecessary hard work; to harass with overwork …1840 nautical usage
– RAWHIDE to overwork or mistreat workers or machinery …1930 Amer. dial.
 
OVERWORKED – adjectives
– HARD-OOINED badly treated, over-worked …1884 Eng. dial.
– RAMFEEZLED exhausted, fatigued, worn out; overworked …1785 Sc.
– TRASHED overworked, tired …20C Amer. campus sl.
– WASTED overworked, tired …1995 sl.
overworked – person
– DUNT-ABOUT * a person who is habitually badly treated or overworked …1825 Sc. & Eng. dial.
 
OVERWROUGHT – verbs
– HAVE A CALF to lose control; to have an emotional fit; to have a fit of astonishment or anger; to become emotionally overwrought  …c1960 US sl.
 
OWE – verbs
– AUGHT to owe, to be indebted to …1822 Sc.
– BEHOOVE † to owe …1496
– BEHOVE † to owe …1496
– BE-OWE to own, to possess …1886 Eng. dial.
– INAWE † to owe …1863 Sc.
– OWE ONE A DAY IN HARVEST to owe one a good turn …1816 Sc.
– REST to owe; to be indebted to one …1721 Sc.
– YAUCHT to owe …1882 Sc.
– YAW to own, to possess; also, to owe, to be in debt to …1871 Sc.
 
OWED – adjectives/prepositions
– ADDEBTED † owed or due …1824 Sc.
– DEBITE †* that is owed or due …1678
– DEBT † owed, due, owing …c1340
– DEBTED † of things: owed, due …c1375
– DEBTFUL † owed, bounden, due; dutiful …c1425 chiefly Sc.
– ON due, owed …1910s sl.
owed – nouns 
– DEBIT † something that is owed; a debt …c1450
 
OWING – adjectives
– DEBT † owed, due, owing …c1340
owing – adverbs 
– ENDUE due, owing …1892 N. Ireland
– INDUE due, owing …1892 N. Ireland
 
OWL – adjectives
– HAGGARD † of a hawk or owl: caught after having assumed the adult plumage; hence, wild, untamed …1567
owl – nouns 
– BABOON OWL a barn owl …1891 Amer. dial.
– BILLY-WIX an owl; especially the barn owl …1832 Eng. dial.
– BIRD OF MINERVA an owl …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– BIRD OF THE NIGHT an owl …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– HEBAWDE †* an owl …1513 Sc.
– JACKY-HULLOT a young male owl …Bk1902 Eng. dial.
– JILL-HOOTER an owl …B1900 Eng. dial.
– MADGE the barn-owl. Aluco flammeus …1591
– MADGE-HOWLET the barn-owl. Aluco flammeus …1598
– MADGE-OWL the barn-owl. Aluco flammeus …1637
– MADGE-OWLET the barn-owl. Aluco flammeus …1603
– MAG-OWL the barn owl …1856 Eng. dial.
– MAG-OWLET the barn owl …1856 Eng. dial.
– MEG-OWLET an owl …1870 Eng. dial.
– MEG-ULLAT an owl …1870 Eng. dial.
– OOLET an owl …1908 Sc.
– POKER FACE a barn owl …1956 Amer. dial.
– POVEY an owl, especially the barn owl, Strix flammea …1885 Eng. dial.
– WITTY-WOO an owl …1830 Eng. dial.
– YEWLET an owlet; an owl …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
owl – verbs
– CUCUBATE † to cry like an owl, to hoot …1623
 
OWN – person (includes OWNER)
– HAVE-SOMETHING one who has something …1842
– MASTER a possessor, an owner …c1400
– IMPROPRIATOR †* one to whom anything is appropriated; a proprietor, owner; one who appropriates or arrogates something to himself …1631 
own – verbs 
– AUGHT to own, to possess …1816 Sc.
– FATHER † to represent oneself as the owner of …1591
– MASTER † to have at one’s disposal; to own, to possess …1593
– YACHT to own …1871 Sc.
– YAW to own, to possess; also, to owe, to be in debt to …1871 Sc.
 
OXFORD – nouns
– CONVOCATION CASTLE where the heads of colleges meet to transact and investigate university affairs …c1820 Oxford University usage
– JARK a safe-conduct pass …Bk1896 Oxford University & general usage
– JERICHO a low quarter of Oxford …1853 Oxford University usage
Oxford – person 
– ACADEMICAL CLERK at certain colleges of Oxford University: a junior member of a college who receives an emolument in return for undertaking duties (esp. singing) in chapel …1857
– ACCUMULATOR  at Oxford University: a person who takes degrees by accumulation …1691
– BATTELER, BATTLER  in the University of Oxford: one who ‘battels’ in college (battel – to have a kitchen and buttery account in college; to be supplied with provisions from the buttery); formerly, a rank or order of students at Oxford below Commoners …1604 obs. exc. hist.
– BEAR the disciple of a private tutor at Oxford …1832
– BIBLE-CLERK one of a class of students in certain colleges at Oxford, having the duty of reading the lessons in chapel, and of saying grace in Hall …1650
– BIBLER  a Bible-clerk; one of a class of students in certain colleges at Oxford, having the duty of reading the lessons in chapel, and of saying grace in Hall …1569
– CAD at Oxford and certain public school (esp. Eton): a townsman …c1820 sl.
– CADCATCHER at Eton, Oxford: a fellow that did odd jobs, as around the sporting fields …Bk1955
– DAG, THE the Dean …1880s Oxford undergraduates’ usage
– HALLIER † a student in a hall at Oxford University …1587
– MOTOR at Oxford: a ‘crammer’ tutoring one for exams …Bk1930
– RAFFS inhabitants of the University of Oxford …1785 colloq.
– SKULL † the head of an Oxford College or Hall …1721 sl.
– TABARDAR a sizar of Queen’s College, Oxford; so called because his gown has tabard sleeves – that is, loose sleeves, terminating a little below the elbow in a point …1648
– TABERDAR one who wears a tabard or short gown; a name formerly given to certain scholars of Queen’s College, Oxford, from the gown they wore …1648
– TABITER one who wears a tabard or short gown; a name formerly given to certain scholars of Queen’s College, Oxford, from the gown they wore …1648
– TAUBATOR one who wears a tabard or short gown; a name formerly given to certain scholars of Queen’s College, Oxford, from the gown they wore …1648
Oxford – verbs 
– GATE at the Universities of Oxford and Cambridge: to confine an undergraduate to the precincts of the college, either entirely or after a certain hour …1835
 
OYSTER – adjectives
– OSTREAL †* pert. to oysters …1847
– OSTREAN †* pert. to oysters …1838
– OSTREIFORM oyster-like; resembling an oyster in form …1840
– OSTREOPHAGOUS feeding on oysters …1882
– OSTRIFEROUS †* bearing or producing oysters …1656
oyster – nouns 
– ANGELENOS oysters rolled in bacon and served on toast …1971 Amer. dial.
– ANGELO ON HORSEBACK oysters rolled in bacon and served on toast …1933 Amer. dial.
– ANGELS ON HORSEBACK oysters rolled in bacon and served on toast …1909 Amer. dial.
– BANK a bed of oysters, mussels, etc. …1719
– BLISTER a small or young oyster …1894 Amer. dial.
– CAT-TONGUE a very long and slender small oyster …1912 Amer. dial.
– JAG a catch or load of oysters …1881 Amer. dial.
– MILTON an oyster …M19 sl.
– OSTREACULTURE, OSTREICULTURE the artificial breeding of oysters for the market …1861
– PANDOOR a large oyster …1894 Sc.
– PANDORE a large oyster …1894 Sc.
– RABBIT-EAR a long, slender oyster …1881 Amer. dial.
– RATTLER an oyster in poor condition …1894 Amer. dial.
– RAZOR BLADE a long, slim oyster …1881 Amer. dial.
– RET-SIO an oyster …Bk1903 back slang
– SALT a small, firm oyster; an oyster that is not placed in freshwater …1968 Amer. sl.
– SALT-WATER VEGETABLE an oyster or clam …M19 sl.
– SHANGHAI a long, slender oyster …1881 Amer. dial.
– SHUCK the shell of an oyster …1859 Amer. dial.
– SNOTS oysters …20C US sl.
oyster – person
– CABLE-HANGER  a person who dredges or fishes for oysters (on the Medway), not being free of the fishery, and are presented and punished by the Court …1732 nautical colloq.
– MUD DIGGER one who digs for clams and oysters …1970 Amer. dial.
– OSTREICULTURIST one who cultivates oysters, or is engaged in the industry of propagating them …1866
– OSTREOPHAGE one who loves or eats oysters …1883
– OSTREOPHAGIST one who eats oysters …1841
oyster – verbs
– GUT AN OYSTER † to eat it …L17 sl.
– SHOCK to remove an outer covering from; to remove from an outer covering; to open clams or oysters; to husk corn …1856 Amer. dial.
– WORM to remove the beard of an oyster or mussel …1859 UK sl.