Reference > Brewer’s Dictionary > Noll.

 Noli me Tan’gere.Nolle Pros’equi [Don’t prosecute] 
CONTENTS · BIBLIOGRAPHIC RECORD
E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Noll.
 
Old Noll. Oliver Cromwell was so called by the Royalists. Noll is a familiar contraction of Oliver—i.e. Ol’ with an initial liquid.   1
 


 Noli me Tan’gere.Nolle Pros’equi [Don’t prosecute] 

 
Loading
Click here to shop the Bartleby Bookstore.

Shakespeare · Bible · Strunk · Anatomy · Nonfiction · Quotations · Reference · Fiction · Poetry
© 1993–2014 Bartleby.com · [Top 150] · Subjects · Titles · Authors