Definitions for otisˈoʊ tɪs

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

O•tisˈoʊ tɪs(n.)

  1. James, 1725–83, American Revolutionary lawyer and public official.

    Category: Biography

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Otis, Elisha Graves Otis(noun)

    United States inventor who manufactured the first elevator with a safety device (1811-1861)

  2. Otis, genus Otis(noun)

    type genus of the Otididae: European bustard

Wiktionary

  1. Otis(ProperNoun)

    , notably of the American revolutionary hero James Otis.

  2. Otis(ProperNoun)

    , transferred from the surname.

  3. Origin: A patronymic surname derived from genitive case of the given name Ote, Ode, cognate to modern Otto.

Freebase

  1. Otis

    Otis is a town in Berkshire County, Massachusetts, United States. It is part of the Pittsfield, Massachusetts Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 1,365 at the 2000 census. For geographic and demographic information on East Otis, which is part of the town of Otis, see East Otis, Massachusetts. The numbers reported in that article are included in the figures below.

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