Definitions

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  • proper n. A diminutive of the male given name Oliver.
  • proper n. A diminutive of the female given names Olivia, Olive and Olwen.

Etymologies

From Germanic, from Latin olivarius 'olive tree' (from oliva 'olive'), and from Welsh. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Kevin Ollie is a smart defender who played with the Sixers last season and knows Iverson's game.

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  • Meanwhile, I figure the reason Ollie is so worried is that he might one day have to share a cell with one of ‘them.’

    Think Progress » Ollie North On What Happens If Gays Are Allowed To Serve Openly In Military: ‘NAMBLA Members’ Are Next

  • Mike Miller was more aggressive than he's been for most games this season for Minnesota, finishing with 14 points and seven rebounds on 7-for-12 shooting and Kevin Ollie threw in 12 points against one of his many former teams.

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  • Kevin Ollie had a health issue to tend to in his family, and he was absent, too.

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  • Williams thought he was fouled by Kevin Ollie on the final shot and shouted at the officials as they left the floor before he finally went to the locker room.

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  • Wolves G Kevin Ollie missed his sixth straight game because of a strained calf.

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  • Kevin Ollie 15 0 10.4 1.7 1.0 0.9 1 14 15 14 5 0 3 10

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  • Rashad McCants scored 21 points while Craig Smith and Kevin Ollie added 17 apiece for the Timberwolves (4-20), who haven't won since Nov. 28.

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  • So Randy Foye, Ryan Gomes and the rest were out, Carney, Smith, Brian Cardinal, Kevin Ollie and Bobby Brown were out for the opening tip.

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  • The Timberwolves also played without veteran PG Kevin Ollie, who missed the game with a hip injury. ...

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