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 Oliv’etans.Olla Podri’da. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Oliv’ia.
 
Niece of Sir Toby Belch. Malvo’lio is her steward, Maria her woman, Fabian and a clown her male servants. (Shakespeare: Twelfth Night.)   1
   Olivia. A female Tartuffe (q.v.) in Wycherley’s Plain Dealer. A consummate hypocrite, of most unblushing effrontery.   2
 


 Oliv’etans.Olla Podri’da. 

 
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