ollave

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ollave (plural ollaves)

  1. Alternative spelling of ollav.
    • 1948 (revised 1952), Robert Graves, The White Goddess, Faber & Faber 1999, p. 18:
      In ancient Ireland the ollave, or master-poet, sat next to the king at table and was privileged, as none else but the queen was, to wear six different colours in his clothes.
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