from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Interest on money; usury; increase.
- v. To increase (in price); add to.
- n. Alternative form of ocher.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. See ocher.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Usury.
- n. An obsolete form of ocher.
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MART.N: You have the days of B.oker T. Washington, W.B. Dubois.
Beecher, whose estimable cook-book you certainly must get, mentions that ochra seeds or gumbo cannot be told from Java; an army correspondent has since reported coffee made at the South from oker seeds, doubtless the same; another found in use the sweet potato, roasted, and flavored with coffee; while a friend has just described the most enticing beverage made from chickory, -- the root being stripped and dried under the stove.
He lookit like some berfit tinkler wife that had been too, an 'had t'a'in, ower the heid, intil a barrel o' yellow oker; an 'stickin' on his weyst there was ane o 'my winda tickets -- "Just in To-Day."
Marcus Garvey's personality differed markedly from that of both B.oker T. Washington and W.E. B. DuB.is.
B.oker T. Washington was greeted by a large audience and so were Susan B. Anthony and Anna H. Shaw.
He was easiest intrigued, not by force and originality, but by a sickly, _Ladies 'Home Journal_ sort of piquancy; it was this that made him see a genius in the Philadelphia Zola, W.B. Trites, and that led him to hymn an abusive business letter by Frank A. Munsey, author of "The B.y B.oker" and "A.loat in a Great City," as a significant human document.
H.oker, Mrs.E. H. Bullard, and many other of the most eminent women of the country will be in attendance.
All their accustomed sports were neglected, and their play-hours devoted to drawing with chalk and oker.
One of the criticisms of B.oker T. Washington (by W.E.B. Dubois, maybe?) was that in B.oker's writings such as Up From Slavery all of the black dialect was rendered like that of a bad minstrel show, while even rural, uneducated whites apparently spoke the queen's English.