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

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