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  1. Denoting that from which anything proceeds; indicating origin, source, descent, and the like; as, he is of a race of kings; he is of noble blood. Webster Dictionary DB
  2. Denoting possession or ownership, or the relation of subject to attribute; as, the apartment of the consul: the power of the king; a man of courage; the gate of heaven. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. Denoting the material of which anything is composed, or that which it contains; as, a throne of gold; a sword of steel; a wreath of mist; a cup of water. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. Denoting part of an aggregate or whole; belonging to a number or quantity mentioned; out of; from amongst; as, of this little he had some to spare; some of the mines were unproductive; most of the company. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. Denoting that by which a person or thing is actuated or impelled; also, the source of a purpose or action; as, they went of their own will; no body can move of itself; he did it of necessity. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. Denoting reference to a thing; about; concerning; relating to; as, to boast of one's achievements. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. Denoting nearness or distance, either in space or time; from; as, within a league of the town; within an hour of the appointed time. Webster Dictionary DB
  8. Denoting the agent, or person by whom, or thing by which, anything is, or is done; by. Webster Dictionary DB
  9. Denoting relation to place or time; belonging to, or connected with; as, men of Athens; the people of the Middle Ages; in the days of Herod. Webster Dictionary DB
  10. Denoting passage from one state to another; from. Webster Dictionary DB
  11. During; in the course of. Webster Dictionary DB
  12. In a general sense, from, or out from; proceeding from; belonging to; relating to; concerning; - used in a variety of applications; as: Webster Dictionary DB
  13. Denoting identity or equivalence; - used with a name or appellation, and equivalent to the relation of apposition; as, the continent of America; the city of Rome; the Island of Cuba. Webster Dictionary DB
  14. From; as, to cure of a fever; rid of a nuisance; out of; as, he did it of necessity; about; concerning; as, talk of success; in; as, quick of speech; belonging to or connected with; as, the palace of the king; proceeding from; by; as, the plays of Shakespeare; showing kind, material, quality, measure, etc., as, a glass of milk; a woman of brains; a weight of ten pounds, etc. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  15. From or out from: belonging to: out of: among: proceeding from, so in the Litany and Nicene Creed: owing to: concerning: (B. and Pr. Bk.) sometimes-by, from, on, or over. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  16. From; out from; among; pertaining to. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  17. Associated or connected with. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  18. From or out from. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  19. Directed toward or exerted upon. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  20. Concerning; about. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  21. Equivalent to. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  22. From or out of; proceeding from; belonging to; from among; concerning. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  23. Another form of the prefix ob, which see. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  24. From; out of; belonging to; denoting possession or property; according to; denoting properties, qualities, or condition. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  25. In a general sense, from, or out from; proceeding from; belonging to; relating to; concerning; -- used in a variety of applications; as: mso.anu.edu.au
  26. Denoting identity or equivalence; -- used with a name or appellation, and equivalent to the relation of apposition; as, the continent of America; the city of Rome; the Island of Cuba. mso.anu.edu.au
  27. In a general sense, from, or out from; proceeding from; belonging to; relating to; concerning; used in a variety of applications; as: dictgcide_fs
  28. Denoting that by which a person or thing is actuated or impelled; also, the source of a purpose or action; due to; as, they went of their own will; no body can move of itself; he did it of necessity. dictgcide_fs
  29. Denoting reference to a thing; about; concerning; relating to; as, to boast of one's achievements; they talked of many things. dictgcide_fs
  30. Denoting identity or equivalence; used with a name or appellation, and equivalent to the relation of apposition; as, the continent of America; the city of Rome; the Island of Cuba. dictgcide_fs
  31. ov, prep. from or out from: belonging to: out of: among: proceeding from, so in the Litany and Nicene Creed: owing to: with: over: concerning: during: (B. and Pr. Bk.) sometimes=by, from, on, or over.--OF PURPOSE (B.), intentionally. [A.S. of; Dut. af, Ger. ab, also L. ab, Gr. apo.] gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  32. prep. connecting its noun with preceding n., adj., adv., or vb, & indicating the relations roughly classified as follows: Removal, separation, point of departure, privation, (north, within a mile, upwards, have the advantage, of; back of United States, behind; wide of the mark; heal, rid, ease, brought to BED, of; destitute, empty, free, bare, of; take LEAVE of; balk, cheat, defraud, deprive, disappoint, of; independently, guiltless, irrespective, of); origin, derivation, cause, agency, authorship, (be, come, descend, spring, of; borrow, buy, win, receive, hire, of; TAKE it ill of; have comfort, wish one joy, of; ask, demand, learn, expect, of; of one\'s own ACCORD; of COURSE, of RIGHT, of NECESSITY; of oneself, spontaneously; die of; smell, savour, smack, of; tired, ashamed, afraid, glad, proud, of; sick of measles, laid up with; sick of delays, disgusted by; warned of God, forsaken of God& man, by; it was kind, foolish, naughty, clever, cruel, well done, of you to say so; has the approval of his master; the works of Shakspere, Iliad of Homer); material, substance, closer definition, identity (house of cards; built of brick; make a FOOL, the BEST, of; MAKE much of; a family of eight; the name of Jones; the class of idiots; city of Rome, vice of drunkenness; a fool of a man, her scamp of a husband, the worst liar of any man I know; had a bad time, troublesome journey, of it); concern, reference, direction, respect, (think well of him; never heard of it; was informed of the fact; is true of every case; repent, beware, of; cannot conceive, accept, approve, THINK, of; does not admit or allow of; accuse, convict, suspect, of; avail, bethink, oneself of; SHORT, guilty, certain, sure; confident, fond, of; swift of foot, blind of an eye, hard of heart, HARD of hearing; at 30 years of age); objective relation (the levying of taxes; love of virtue; in search of knowledge; great eaters of pork; redolent, productive, fruitful, lavish, prodigal, sparing, capable, sensible, careful, observant, desirous, impatient, characteristic, destructive, indicative. of); description, quality, condition, (man of tact, person of consequence, farm of 100 acres, the hour of prayer, potatoes of our own growing; girl of ten years, or, with mixed construction, of ten years old); partition, classification, inclusion, selection, (no more of that; some, five, of us, =a. a portion, or five, of us who are more numerous, or by extension b. we, being several or five persons; so any part, or the whole, of it; the most dangerous of enemies; he of all men, he most or least of all; is the one thing of all others that, illog. for of all that; song of songs, holy of holies, those best deserving the name; is one of a, ten, thousand, such as occurs only in one among 1,000, 10,000, cases; a friend of mine, of the vicar\'s, i.e. orig. in the number of my, the vicar\'s, friends, but extended to illog. contexts, as that long nose of his, this only son of the vicar\'s; drink deep of flattery, partake of food; was sworn of the Council, admitted as member; his temper is of the quickest, belongs to the quickest class; a sort of thud; comes in of an evening, at some time in the evenings; of old, yore, late years, late, somewhere in the specified periods); belonging, connexion, possession, (we of the middle class; companions of his exile; articles of clothing; the manners of today; a thing of the past; the master of the house; the widow of the man who was killed; a topic of conversation; esp. with words that naturally require supplementing, as the cause, result, counterpart, opposite, image, of); BECAUSE, by MEANS, for FEAR, for the SAKE, in BEHALF, in CASE, in FACE, in RESPECT, in SPITE, INSTEAD, on ACCOUNT, on BEHALF, on the POINT, of. [old English] Concise Oxford Dictionary
  33. prep. [Anglo-Saxon, Icelandic, Gothic, Latin] From or out from ; proceeding from, as the cause, source, means, author, or agent, &c. ;- belonging to ; relating to ; concerning. Cabinet Dictionary

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