Part of speech: noun


Part of speech: adjective

Flattened at the poles.

Part of speech: adverb


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Usage examples "oblate":

  1. Unfortunately this was not enough for Edward, who having got the right side of an unscrupulously romantic curate persuaded him to receive his vows of a Benedictine oblate. - "The Altar Steps", Compton MacKenzie.
  2. The Oblate Brothers say she is over a hundred years old, and truly she might pass for the honourable great- grandmother of all Canada. - "Seeds of Pine", Janey Canuck.
  3. The picturesque dress of the Oblate sisters who are everywhere visible, adds to the interest of the scene. - "Walks in Rome", Augustus J.C. Hare.