O' [Ir. o a descendant.]

A prefix to Irish family names, which signifies grandson or descendant of, and is a character of dignity; as, O'Neil, O'Carrol.

 

© Webster 1913.


O' (?), prep.

A shortened form of of or on.

"At the turning o' the tide."

Shak.

 

© Webster 1913.

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