Definition of Olivier
1. Noun. English actor best know for his Shakespearean roles (1907-1989).
Generic synonyms: Actor, Histrion, Player, Role Player, Thespian
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Literary usage of Olivier
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Trees of America: Native and Foreign, Pictorially and Botanically by Daniel Jay Browne (1846)
"Box-leaved European Olive-tree ; olivier à feuilles de buis, of the French, with oblong-ovate leaves, and divaricate branches. 6. ..."
2. Lawyers' Reports Annotated by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company (1902)
"The following is from olivier'a deposition: Q. At the time you made that proof of ... Under these circumstances olivier filled up the blank so as to include ..."
3. The Chronicles of Enguerrand de Monstrelet by Enguerrand de Monstrelet, Joseph Dacier (1849)
"... and that olivier had done him most essential services, which he could never have accomplished himself without his aid ; that olivier was a foreigner ..."
4. The Early French Poets: A Series of Notices and Translations by Henry Francis Cary (1846)
"olivier DE MAGNY. THE first production I have met with ... the pen of olivier de Magny, is entitled Les Amours d'olivier de Magny, ..."
5. The Dictionary of National Biography by Sidney Lee (1909)
"... olivier de la March« (p. 524), that Scales had fought a beast that day, but should fight a man on the morrow. On the 12th they met on foot with axes, ..."