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obit (ob.) (latin) died
obsession: a mental condition endemic to the vast majority of the members of the Combs &c. Research Group; symptoms include inability to cease research activities regardless of circumstances; e.g., lack of food, sleep, oxygen, etc. See also compulsion.
octavus, octavo: (latin) eighth
octo (latin) the number eight
old style (O.S.) date pre-1752. See Calendars
Ollie: nickname for Oliver (masc.) or Olivia (fem.)
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