Oberon

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • prop. n Oberon ŏb"ẽr*ŏn (Mediæval Mythol) The king of the fairies, and husband of Titania or Queen Mab.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n Oberon In medieval myth., the king of the fairies.
    • n Oberon A satellite of the planet Uranus.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Oberon ō′ber-on king of the fairies, husband of Titania.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
F., fr. OF. Auberon,; prob. of Frankish origin

Usage

In literature:

The fairy Pigwiggen is so gallant to Queen Mab as to arouse the jealousy of King Oberon.
"Character Sketches of Romance, Fiction and the Drama" by E. Cobham Brewer
A shape of Ariel and Oberon; slender, silver, purple, roseate, lustrous-eyed, and gossamer-winged.
"Wisdom, Wit, and Pathos of Ouida" by Ouida
Lily Pearl, after a great deal of fuss and fidgeting had elected to go as Titania, and Helen essayed Oberon.
"Peggy Stewart at School" by Gabrielle E. Jackson
England itself he says is by nature only an appendage of France; 'another isle of Oberon to France.
"The Knickerbocker, or New-York Monthly Magazine, May 1844" by Various
Such a table might have been set in Fairyland, for the betrothal feast of Oberon.
"The Crooked House" by Brandon Fleming
Here Oberon and Titania might sleep beneath a bower of motionless royal Osmunda.
"Days Off" by Henry Van Dyke
Oberon is Weber's last work.
"The Standard Operaglass" by Charles Annesley
I mean now his four-hand arrangements of the overtures to "William Tell" and "Oberon.
"The Masters and their Music" by W. S. B. Mathews
OBERON, Subsector 4-A: No.
"Concordance" by Ann Wilson
Oberon, L. M. U., 5.
"The American Missionary - Volume 52, No. 1, March, 1898" by Various
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In poetry:

No bird sings half so airy,
No bird of dusk or dawn,
Thou masking King of Faery!
Thou red-crowned Oberon!
"The Redbird" by Madison Julius Cawein
With lenient balm may Oberon hence
To fairy land be driven,
With every herb that blunts the sense
Mankind received from heaven.
"Addressed To Miss Macartney, Afterwards Mrs. Greville, On Reading The Prayer For Indifference" by William Cowper
I saw a little Wood-Mouse once,
Like Oberon in his hall,
With the green, green moss beneath his feet,
Sit under a Mushroom tall.
"The Wood-Mouse" by Mary Botham Howitt
Oberon, Oberon, rake away the gold,
Rake away the red leaves, roll away the mould,
Rake away the gold leaves, roll away the red,
And wake Will Scarlett from his leafy forest bed.
"A Song of Sherwood" by Alfred Noyes

In news:

Roller Disco the Musical boogies down at Oberon.
Katie Selden / Gazette Comstock Township Supervisor Tim Hudson shows off his Oberon ale socks Monday at the ribbon-cutting ceremony for Bell's Brewery Inc.'s new brewhouse.
A Wanda Vision release of an Oberon Cinematografica production in association with TVC.
The wreck removal of the freighter LPG OBERON from the Taiwan Strait.
Following four months of challenging operations and weather delays, RESOLVE Salvage & Fire, (ASIA) Pte Ltd has announced completion of the wreck removal of the freighter LPG OBERON from the Taiwan Strait.
Laura Bell of Bell's Brewery Inc shares updates on Eccentric Day, Oberon release, growlers.
Oberon Media, the NYC-based mobile and online casual gaming firm which recently did a restructuring and management changes, has received another $20 million in funding, from the Infinity I-China Fund.
Signs of spring at Bell's Eccentric Cafe: sunshine, Oberon, and Taps McFirkin.
Two DJ's, around 1,000 guests, and kegs upon kegs of summer wheat beer are some of the symbols that marked this year's Oberon release celebration on March 30, 2009.
In a moonlit forest, the bickering King and Queen of the Fairies, Oberon (Ethan Stiefel) and Titania (Alessandra Ferri), have just quarreled over the possession of a changeling boy (Amon Ito).
About 200 people waited behind the velvet rope at the entrance of Club Oberon.
This June 13 at OBERON, Axe To Ice Productions and the cast of Bent Wit Cabaret let their freak flag (and pride flag) fly, while asking the question, "What the fuck am I made of".
A Filmax Entertainment release of an Oberon Cinematografica, Filmax Intl.
But Oberon Fortune, the shaggy Golden Retriever, was sweating.
Rachael Endrizzi as Puck and Mark Vanagas as fairy king Oberon.
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