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St. Mary Overy (Southwark). John Overie was a ferryman, who used to ferry passengers from Southwark to the City, and accumulated a hoard of wealth by penurious savings. His daughter Mary, at his decease, became a nun, and founded the church of St. Mary Overy on the site of her father’s house.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Ouzel
Ovation
Over
Over
Over and Over Again
Over Edom will I cast my Shoe (Psalm lx. 8; cviii. 9)
Over the Left
Overdo (Justice)
Overreach (Sir Giles)
Overture
Overy
Ovid
Owain (Sir)
Owen Meredith
Owl
Owl
Owl-light
Owl in an Ivy Bush (Like an)
Owl was a Baker’s Daughter (The)
Owlery
Owlglass (German, Eulenspiegel)