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 Ol’ive (2 syl.).Oliver. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Ol’ive Branches.
 
Children of a parent. It is a Scripture term: “Thy wife shall be as a fruitful vine … thy children like olive plants round about thy table” (Psalm cxxviii. 3).   1
 


 Ol’ive (2 syl.).Oliver. 

 
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