Oswald


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Os·wald

 (ŏz′wôld′), Lee Harvey 1939-1963.
American alleged assassin of President John F. Kennedy (1963). He was shot while in police custody two days after his arrest.

Oswald

(ˈɒzwəld)
n
1. (Biography) Lee Harvey. 1939–63, presumed assassin (1963) of US president John F. Kennedy; murdered by Jack Ruby two days later
2. (Biography) Saint. ?605–41 ad, king of Northumbria (634–41); with St Aidan he restored Christianity to the region. He was killed in battle by Penda of Mercia. Feast day: Aug 5
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Noun1.Oswald - United States assassin of President John F. Kennedy (1939-1963)
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Oswald the cupbearer modestly suggested, ``that it was scarce an hour since the tolling of the curfew;'' an ill-chosen apology, since it turned upon a topic so harsh to Saxon ears.
``The Prior Aymer!'' repeated Cedric, looking to Oswald,
Oswald, broach the oldest wine-cask; place the best mead, the mightiest ale, the richest morat, the most sparkling cider, the most odoriferous pigments, upon the board; fill the largest horns* Templars and Abbots
My boys have contributed to the African project--Egbert, one and six, being the entire allowance of nine weeks; Oswald, one and a penny halfpenny, being the same; the rest, according to their little means.
Oswald, my second (ten and a half), is the child who contributed two and nine-pence to the Great National Smithers Testimonial.
Why do you call it my allowance, and never let me spend it?" These exasperating questions so inflamed his mind and the minds of Oswald and Francis that they all pinched me at once, and in a dreadfully expert way-- screwing up such little pieces of my arms that I could hardly forbear crying out.
Hence, perhaps, it comes that the flora of Madeira, according to Oswald Heer, resembles the extinct tertiary flora of Europe.
Now plans are being discussed to hold a festival next year to celebrate the of St Oswald, once the most powerful ruler in Britain, who became a saint.
Cleveland, Ohio-based insurance firm Oswald Companies has added Traci Barlage as vice president, Global Casualty Practice leader.
As a schoolboy at Gowerton Grammar in the 1940s, Oswald excelled academically as well as flourishing in sport and music.
Together, the 900-strong team - St Oswald's biggest ever and made up of runners of all ages and abilities from first timers to seasoned pros - raised the much-needed funds for the hospice, which provides care and support to local adults, young people, children and babies with incurable conditions.
The chaotic place is no fit for Oswald, who thrives on order.