Definition of Ology

1. Noun. An informal word (abstracted from words with this ending) for some unidentified branch of knowledge.




Definition of Ology

1. n. A colloquial or humorous name for any science or branch of knowledge.

Definition of Ology

1. Noun. (colloquial) Any branch of learning, especially one ending in “-logy”. ¹

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Definition of Ology

1. a branch of knowledge [n -GIES]

Medical Definition of Ology

1. A colloquial or humorous name for any science or branch of knowledge. "He had a smattering of mechanics, of physiology, geology, mineralogy, and all other ologies whatsoever." (De Quincey) See: -logy. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ology

ollave
ollaves
ollavs
ollied
ollieing
ollier disease
ollies
olly olly oxen free
ollying
olm
olms
olmsteadite
ologies
ologist
ologists
ology (current term)
ololiuhqui
ololiuqui
ololiuquis
olopatadine
olophonia
oloroso
olorosos
olpae
olpe
olpes
olprinone
olsacherite
olsalazine
olshanskyite

Literary usage of Ology

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1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1899)
"... the value of the service which he has rendered to the cause of Lichen- ology in bringing out first his large ' Text- Book ' and next his ' Guide. ..."

2. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"... bacteriol- ology of acne, eczema, impetigo, and fa vus). Obstetrics.—One of the most eminent obstetricians was Lukas Johann Boer of Vienna (1751-1835), ..."

3. Universal Pronouncing Dictionary of Biography and Mythology by Joseph Thomas (1901)
"... (1822,) " Delineations of Nature," (1839,) " Earth, Plante, and Man," and other works. Died in 1852. ology successively in the Universities of Zurich, ..."

4. Register by University of California, Berkeley, California, University (1922)
"Pwt J. CALVI, BS, MD, Assistant in Laryngology, Otology and Ehin- ology. Tie required work of this department is given in the second half of ..."

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