Otis


Otis
/oh"tis/, n.
1. Elisha Graves, 1811-61, U.S. inventor.
2. Harrison Gray, 1837-1917, U.S. army officer and newspaper publisher.
3. James, 1725-83, American lawyer and public official who is supposed to have first used the phrase "Taxation without representation" (brother of Mercy Otis Warren).
4. a male given name.

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(as used in expressions)
Howard Oliver Otis
Otis Harrison Gray
Otis James
Skinner Cornelia Otis
Warren Mercy Otis
Mercy Otis

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