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noun
1.
A terrorist group of Protestants who oppose any political settlement with Irish nationalists; a paramilitary group that attacks Catholic interests in Northern Ireland.  Synonym: Orange Group.






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"OV" Quotes from Famous Books



... worrud or a movement, and I'll pull the thrigger on ye, as sure as death!" ejaculated O'Connor, between his set teeth, as he tightened his grip upon my throat. "Now, Bill, feel ov his pockets and take his barkers away, av he has anny, while I hould him. Now, listen to what I'm tellin' ye. The others—that's Misther Forbes and the gintleman—is already tuk, so ye needn't be expectin' any help from thim; and as we've got such a hape of goold and silver out ov this houle, ...
— The Cruise of the "Esmeralda" • Harry Collingwood

... diseeved bi yure huzban fur mame Deux fischtaminelle, hee goze their evry eavning, yu ar az blynde az a Batt. Your gott wott yu dizzurv, and I am Glad ovit, and I have thee honur ov prezenting yu the assurunz ov Mi moaste ds Sting ...
— Analytical Studies • Honore de Balzac

... stroking his chin as he always did when he was thinking; "oi doan't know, Bill—oi hoape he didn't do it, wi' all my heart. But oi doan't know aboot it. He war sorely tried—that be sartain. But if he did it, he did it; it makes no difference to me. It doan't matter to me one snap ov the finger whether the lad killed Foxey or whether he didn't—that bain't my business or yours. What consarns me is, as the son of the man as saved my child's loife at t' cost of his own be hunted by the constables and be in risk of his loife. That's t' question as comes home to me—oi've had ...
— Through the Fray - A Tale of the Luddite Riots • G. A. Henty

... she sat, an' she used to sit starin' at it like she hadn't nothin' else to think on; an' the lady what run the class teached it to her one day, 'cause it was the Golden Teks for that day, an' she's made me be a-hearin' ov it a many times since. She did set sich a heap by that teks as I niver saw, an' I'm thinkin' she wants yer to be a-repeatin' of it to her, miss.—Does ...
— Uncle Rutherford's Nieces - A Story for Girls • Joanna H. Mathews

... you'd wish to thicken wather wid, that I sthruv to get together, in hopes to be able to buy a quarther o' tobaccy, along wid a pair o' new bades an' scapular for myself. I'm suspicious that there's about a stone ov it, altogether. You can have it anunder the market price, for I'm frettin' at not havin' the scapular an me. Sure the Lord will sind me an' the childhre a bit an' sup some way else—glory to his name!—beside a lock of praties in the corner ...
— Phelim O'toole's Courtship and Other Stories • William Carleton

... well 'nuff 'tain't," retorted the widow, indignantly. "It's the Inderpendant Order ov Good Templars, and I'm an orf'cer with regalyer. It's ...
— The Henchman • Mark Lee Luther

... comrayde, I'm afther thinkin' fwhat purty fools us hiv bin, to tak it afut this way, loike two thramps, whin wez moight ivery bit as wil hav been stroidin' a pair ov good pownies. We cowld a fitched a pair from the Fort wid all the aize ...
— The Wild Huntress - Love in the Wilderness • Mayne Reid

... voi che'ntrate. Queste parole di colore oscuro Vid'io scritte al sommo d'una porta; Perch'io: maestro, il senso lor m'e duro. Ed egli a me, come persona accorta: Qui si convien lasciare ogni sospetto, Ogni vilta convien che qui sia morta. Noi sem venuti al luogo ov'io t'ho detto Che vederai le genti dolorose Ch' hanno perduto il ben dello'ntelletto. E poiche la sua mano alla mia pose Con lieto volto, ond'io mi confortai, Mi mise dentro alle secrete cose. Quivi sospiri, pianti ed alti guai Risonavan per l'aer senza stelle, Perch'io al cominciar ne lagrimai. ...
— Atlantic Monthly, Volume 20, No. 118, August, 1867 • Various

... docther, but I'm wehked out ov me bed wid 'em, Sundays an' all. Sure didn't they murdher wan of 'em, out ...
— Little Classics, Volume 8 (of 18) - Mystery • Various

... a heap on 'em, wud 'jes like ter see ye. Long time awaitin', but de promise ov de Massa mus' be true," and again a thoughtful look came over his dusky face. "I don't mind tellin' ye a little if I ken. I was a slave in Carlina, an' I had a good massa, Miss; a fus-rate man, but he done tuk sick an' died, an' then—wh-e-ew," ...
— The Harvest of Years • Martha Lewis Beckwith Ewell

... for a time threatened very serious consequences. Some of the members of Captain Cosset's company, of our regiment, having found a treasure in the shape of a barrel of whiskey, which an unlucky trader had not concealed securely from their vigilance, got drunk, "ov coorse," and determined to show their independence of military rule by absenting themselves from evening dress-parade. The colonel, noticing the small number present from this company, instructed Lieutenant Beard, then acting captain, to have all the ...
— Thirteen Months in the Rebel Army • William G. Stevenson

... yourz! It eez impozzeeble!" answered the gypsy, as if he had not heard the accusation. "Ziz horze ov yourz eez what you call a crow-zcare! Zhe eez two hunner year ol'. Her teeth are fell oud. Zhe haz ze zpavins. Zhe haz ze ringa bonze. But, senor," growing suddenly respectful, and spreading out his hands in open and persuasive gestures, "ere ...
— The Redemption of David Corson • Charles Frederic Goss

... pen to let you no that i am all well hoppin this will find you the same well this is a grate contry their is sure a big out ov doors well mr Harris i think i see somthing here a hole lot better than 3 years on a homstead homsteads is all rite for men that Hasunt got any mony but a man with sum mony can do better i wisht i Had sold my plase before i left i could ov done well here their is lots ov chantez to ...
— The Homesteaders - A Novel of the Canadian West • Robert J. C. Stead



Words linked to "OV" :   terrorist group, terrorism, act of terrorism, Northern Ireland, FTO, foreign terrorist organization, terrorist act, terrorist organization



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