Definition of Ovator
1. one who ovates [n -S] - See also: ovates
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ovator
Literary usage of Ovator
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. ... The French Revolution by Hippolyte Taine, John Durand (1878)
"As soon as one enters a corporation," says an ovator, " one must love it as one loves a family; "2 the affections and obedience are all to be monopolized by ..."
2. Dionysius Longinus on the Sublime: Translated from the Greek. With Notes and by Longinus (1800)
"If any one, says a great ovator*, should " hear a sudden out-cry before the tribunal, " whilst another brings the news that the pri- " son is burst open and ..."
3. Flora scotica, or, A description of Scottish plants, arranged both according by William Jackson Hooker (1821)
"... stem with only a pair of ovator elliptical opposite leaves, column of fructification having an appendage in which the anther is placed. Brown in Hort. ..."