Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A South European dance at the ingathering of the olive harvest.
“But heedless of those who surround them, Vivian leads his fair partner through the crowd, as the strains of waltzes picked from "Olivette" and”
“The correspondents were all on the transport "Olivette," and just before they pulled out I sent them a message saying I would release the news that night about the _sailing of the fleet only_, and they might file their messages.”
“I knew the "Olivette" was about to pull out, and if he expected to go on her it was high time he was moving.”
“The "Olivette," on which the correspondents sailed, was the last boat to leave Port Tampa.”
“•Lauren Bernstein, Washington University in St. Louis; home, Olivette, Mo.; major, history; rape helpline president, did history research on rape/lynching victims.”
“Olivette set me to tailing him, watching his every move… Duley looked out over the vista of the backyard.”
“They are labeled Delaire, Moulton, Waverly, Olivette—there is no Delacour to be found.”
“A chorus from Olivette, sung in her clear contralto, grew fainter and fainter until it ended in the slam of a distant door.”
“They had other music to offer, too, for these were the happy days of Olivette and The Mascotte and The Chimes of Normandy and Giroflé-Girofla and Fra Diavola.”
“When the Olivette from Key West reached Tampa Bay every Cuban in the Tampa cigar factories was at the dock.”
Looking for tweets for Olivette.