from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun The king of the fairies and husband of Titania in medieval folklore.
- noun A satellite of Uranus.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun In medieval myth., the king of the fairies.
- noun A satellite of the planet Uranus.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- proper noun (Mediæval Mythol.) The king of the fairies, and husband of Titania or Queen Mab.
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- proper noun A
fictional characterin medievaland Renaissanceliterature, for example in William Shakespeare's play, "A Midsummer Night's Dream".
- proper noun The
outermostmajor moonof Uranus.
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
One monkey in the 8000 range took a liking to the name Oberon and typed it half a dozen times.
Tough men, all of them, unless "Oberon" is mention and they squeal and cover their ears.
By the time Oberon is talking about briar, we are all lying on the bed with the eggs sitting in front of us, in a nest of sorts, and we're looking at them.
He remembered the name Oberon, a bandit lord reputed to command a band of ogres to the north of Bloten.
Scherasmin has regained his long-lost horn, by means of which he casts a spell on everybody, until, blowing it with all his might, he calls Oberon to their aid.
"Oberon" -- is there anybody in Germany who still reads Wieland's
The name Oberon appears first in English literature in Lord Berners 'translation of _Huon of Bordeaux_ (c.
The Oberon was the great local countertenor Brian Asawa, Tytania was the British soprano Sylvia McNair, and the dozen fairies were San Francisco Boys Chorus members.
"I can see no reason to call Oberon's attention to us."
The hero of that scene is called Oberon, one of the feigned names which Hawthorne himself used at times in contributing to periodicals.