Associations to the word «Oates»


OATES, proper noun. A surname​.

Dictionary definition

OATES, noun. English conspirator who claimed that there was a Jesuit plot to assassinate Charles II (1649-1705).
OATES, noun. United States writer (born in 1938).

Wise words

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats